Session 84
Obesity: Trends, Causes, Consequences

Note: Due to the pandemic the original sessions have been cancelled.
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Chair: Ingrid van Dijk, Lund University

1. Understanding the Relationship between Psychological Problems and BMI Development: UK Millennium Cohort StudyJohn Houghton , University of Southampton.

2. Cohort Analysis of Obesity: Trends by Education in the United States 1976-2014Anja K. Leist, University of Luxembourg; Louis Chauvel , University of Luxembourg.

3. Like Parent like Child? Associations between Parental Body Mass Index (BMI), Parents’ Own Weight Perception and Underestimation of Child Weight StatusGuillaume Marois, Asian Demographic Reseach Institute, Shanghai University; Raya Muttarak , University of East Anglia; Sonja Spitzer, Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital.

4. Projection of Adult Obesity Trends Based on Individual BMI TrajectoriesNicolas Todd , MPIDR; Mikko Myrskylä, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research and London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).

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