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The aim of this study was to test the hypothesis that interventions promoting effective parenting in early childhood influence development of obesity.
Brotman and colleagues report on the long-term follow-up of two randomised controlled trials of parenting interventions. Weight and obesity were not an initial focus of the studies, so the authors used video archives and a validated rating system to account for missing baseline and early follow-up weight data. Children (N=186) aged 3–5 years considered to be at high risk for behaviour problems (poor, racial/ethnic minority, pre-existing or family history of behaviour problems) were assigned to either the intervention group (weekly parenting groups for 6 months) or …
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