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Table 1 Assessment of child’s individual psychological and biological functioning

From: Obese parents – obese children? Psychological-psychiatric risk factors of parental behavior and experience for the development of obesity in children aged 0–3: study protocol

Variable Method of data collection Assessment point
   t1 t2 t3
Height and weight Measurement in the lab x x x
Physical development Copy from the “U-Heft” x x x
Length of sleep Self-generated questions x x x
Quality of sleep German version of Children’s Sleep Habits Questionnaire (CSHQ-DE)    x
Temperament Infant Behavior Questionnaire Revised (IBQ-R) x   x
Early Childhood Behavior Questionnaire (ECBQ) x   x
Children’s Behavior Questionnaire (CBQ) x   x
Psychological symptoms Interview based on criteria of the diagnostic classification of mental health and developmental disorders of infancy and early childhood ZERO TO THREE (revised) x x x
Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL/1.5–5), parents version x x x
Caregiver-Teacher Report Form (C-TRF/1.5–5)   x x
Peer relationship problems and Prosocial behavior Corresponding scales of the Strength and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ), for parents and kindergarten teachers   x X
Social-emotional competence Corresponding scale of the German questionnaire „Verhaltensbeurteilungsbogen für Vorschulkinder“ (VBV 3–6), for parents and kindergarten teachers   x x
Emotion understanding Test of emotion comprehension   x  
Eating behavior Children’s Eating Behaviour Questionnaire (CEBQ)   x x
Early nutrition Questionnaire with self-generated questions x x x
Activity, media use, lifestyle Questionnaire with self-generated questions from the PEB study   x x
Behavioral regulation Head-Toes-Knees-Shoulders Task (HTKS)    x
Delay of gratification Marshmallow Test    x