Infant or childhood obesity and adolescent depression
CM Schooling, KYL Hon, SL Lin, MK Kwok, SM Stewart
School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong
Key Messages
1. Higher body mass index was not associated with depressive symptoms in early adolescence.
2. Depressive symptoms were associated with several unhealthy behaviours (ever-smoking, ever-drinking, and unhealthy diet). Higher Rutter score was associated with ever-smoking.