Relationship between work stress and body mass index among 45,810 female and male employees.

@article{Kouvonen2005RelationshipBW,
  title={Relationship between work stress and body mass index among 45,810 female and male employees.},
  author={Anne Kouvonen and Mika Kivim{\"a}ki and Sara Jane Cox and Tom Cox and Jussi Vahtera},
  journal={Psychosomatic medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={67 4},
  pages={577-83}
}
OBJECTIVE The proportion of overweight and obese people has grown rapidly, and obesity has now been widely recognized as an important public health problem. At the same time, stress has increased in working life. The 2 problems could be connected if work stress promotes unhealthy eating habits and sedentary behavior and thereby contributes to weight gain. This study explored the association between work stress and body mass index (BMI; kg/m2). METHODS We used cross-sectional questionnaire… CONTINUE READING