Funding sources: JLH is supported by an Australian Postgraduate Award and a Bright Sparks Scholarship, Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute. KB is funded from an Australian National Preventive Health Agency grant (188PEE2011) and an Australian Research Council grant (LP120100418). EDW is supported by a Diabetes UK Fellowship (09/0003833). AP is supported by a VicHealth Fellowship. JES (586623) and AJC (1013313) are supported by fellowships from the National Health and Medical Research Council. DJM is supported by the Victorian Cancer Agency Public Health Fellowship. The AusDiab study, co-coordinated by the Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, gratefully acknowledges the generous support given by: National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC grant 233200), Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing. Abbott Australasia Pty Ltd, Alphapharm Pty Ltd, AstraZeneca, Bristol-Myers Squibb, City Health Centre-Diabetes Service-Canberra, Department of Health and Community Services-Northern Territory, Department of Health and Human Services-Tasmania, Department of Health – New South Wales, Department of Health-Western Australia, Department of Health-South Australia, Department of Human Services – Victoria, Diabetes Australia, Diabetes Australia Northern Territory, Eli Lilly Australia, Estate of the Late Edward Wilson, GlaxoSmithKline, Jack Brockhoff Foundation, Janssen-Cilag, Kidney Health Australia, Marian & FH Flack Trust, Menzies Research Institute, Merck Sharp & Dohme, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Novo Nordisk Pharmaceuticals, Pfizer Pty Ltd, Pratt Foundation, Queensland Health, Roche Diagnostics Australia, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Sanofi Aventis, Sanofi Synthelabo. This study is funded in part by the Victorian Government's Operational Infrastructure Support (OIS) Program.
Psychosocial stress is positively associated with body mass index gain over 5 years: Evidence from the longitudinal AusDiab study
Version of Record online: 13 JUN 2013
Copyright © 2013 The Obesity Society
Volume 22, Issue 1, pages 277–286, January 2014
How to Cite
Harding, J. L., Backholer, K., Williams, E. D., Peeters, A., Cameron, A. J., Hare, M. J., Shaw, J. E. and Magliano, D. J. (2014), Psychosocial stress is positively associated with body mass index gain over 5 years: Evidence from the longitudinal AusDiab study. Obesity, 22: 277–286. doi: 10.1002/oby.20423
Disclosure: The authors have no competing interests.
Author contributions: JLH wrote the manuscript and conducted the analyses. KB and EDW contributed to discussion, analyses, and reviewed/edited manuscript. AP and AC contributed to discussion and reviewed/edited manuscript. MJLH contributed to analyses and reviewed/edited the manuscript. JES reviewed/edited manuscript. DJM contributed to conceptualization, discussion, and reviewed/edited manuscript.
- Issue online: 11 JAN 2014
- Version of Record online: 13 JUN 2013
- Accepted manuscript online: 20 MAR 2013 02:38AM EST
- Manuscript Accepted: 5 FEB 2013
- Manuscript Received: 24 OCT 2012
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