Perceived stress and weight gain in adolescence: a longitudinal analysis.

Abstract

Although perceived stress has been hypothesized to be a risk factor for obesity, epidemiological studies relating stress to weight gain have shown mixed results. We examined prospective associations between perceived stress and changes in waist circumference and BMI in a large study of adolescents. As part of the Health and Behaviour in Teenagers Study… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/oby.2009.183

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@article{Jaarsveld2009PerceivedSA, title={Perceived stress and weight gain in adolescence: a longitudinal analysis.}, author={Cornelia H. M. van Jaarsveld and Jennifer Anne Fidler and Andrew Steptoe and David R Boniface and Jane Wardle}, journal={Obesity}, year={2009}, volume={17 12}, pages={2155-61} }