Obese parents – obese children. Psychological-psychiatric risk factors of parental behavior and experience for the development of obesity in children aged 0-3 (Prof. Dr. Kai von Klitzing)

The focus of the researchers here is, whether and how much parental behaviors toward their children in the age of 0 to 3 years contribute to the development of obesity. The research results and observations shall help to create a prevention program for high risk children.


Duration: 01.06.2010 - 30.04.2015


Description of research project

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Head of project


Prof. Dr. Kai von Klitzing

Director Clinic for Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatic Medicine for Children and Adolescents
Head of project

+49 341 97-24010

kai [dot] vonklitzing [at] uniklinik-leipzig [dot] de