TITLE

Reliability and validity of the Adolescent Stress Questionnaire in a sample of European adolescents -- the HELENA study

PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p717
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a research which has been conducted to examine the relationship between stress and obesity-related parameters and behaviors of adolescents in European countries. The study is based on the assessment of a questionnaire filled by obese persons for assessing perceived stress. The result of the study is uncertain because of the requirement of further research.
ACCESSION #
67070658

 

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