Stress and Adiposity: A Meta‐Analysis of Longitudinal Studies

  title={Stress and Adiposity: A Meta‐Analysis of Longitudinal Studies},
  author={J. Wardle and Y. Chida and E. L. Gibson and K. Whitaker and A. Steptoe},
  • J. Wardle, Y. Chida, +2 authors A. Steptoe
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • Obesity
  • Psychosocial stress has been strongly implicated in the biology of adiposity but epidemiological studies have produced inconsistent results. The aim of this analysis was to bring together results from published, longitudinal, prospective studies examining associations between psychosocial stress and objectively measured adiposity in a meta‐analysis. Searches were conducted on Medline, PsycINFO, Web of Science, and PubMed (to January 2009) and reference lists from relevant articles were examined… CONTINUE READING
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