Biological correlates of psychological states among young children: a cross-sectional examination of roles of aspartate transaminase/alanine aminotransferase, insulin, and cytokines

Kuo Hsuan Chung, Chien Ming Hu, Ying Ru Chen, Hung Yi Chiou, Yi Hua Chen

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摘要

Compared to data on adolescents and adults, limited research has been conducted on biological correlates among young children with possible psychological difficulties, especially in Asian countries. By focusing on various peripheral biochemical indicators, we investigated potential biological correlates of psychological states in a community sample of Taiwanese school children aged 6–10 years. In total, 307 students (159 obese children and 148 normal-weight children) were selected from first- and fourth-grade school children in eight elementary schools in the Taipei metropolitan area in 2009. These children underwent a comprehensive health examination, including a physical examination, blood sample analysis, and questionnaire administration in a hospital. Differences in anthropometric and serum biochemical readings were compared between children with average and worse levels on each of the five psychological domains. We found that interleukin (IL)-1β [β = 1.29, 95 % confidence interval (CI) 0.50–2.09], IL-10 (β = 1.61, 95 % CI

原文英語
頁(從 - 到)5102-5112
頁數11
期刊Chinese Science Bulletin
59
發行號35
DOIs
出版狀態已發佈 - 2014

指紋

Aspartate Aminotransferases
Alanine Transaminase
Insulin
Cytokines
Psychology
Confidence Intervals
Interleukin-1
Interleukin-10
Physical Examination
Reading
Students
Weights and Measures
Health
Serum
Research

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