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, ADRI, 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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