Affiliation: University of California
- Stress and body shape: stress-induced cortisol secretion is consistently greater among women with central fatE S Epel
Health Psychology Program, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0848, USA
Psychosom Med 62:623-32. 2000....
- Stress may add bite to appetite in women: a laboratory study of stress-induced cortisol and eating behaviorE Epel
UCSF Health Psychology Program, 3333 California St, Suite 465, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
Psychoneuroendocrinology 26:37-49. 2001..These results suggest that psychophysiological response to stress may influence subsequent eating behavior. Over time, these alterations could impact both weight and health...
- Accelerated telomere shortening in response to life stressElissa S Epel
Department of Psychiatry, University of California, 3333 California Street, Suite 465, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:17312-5. 2004..These findings have implications for understanding how, at the cellular level, stress may promote earlier onset of age-related diseases...
- Are stress eaters at risk for the metabolic syndrome?Elissa Epel
UCSF Health Psychology Program, 3333 California St, Ste 465, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Ann N Y Acad Sci 1032:208-10. 2004..These data show prospectively that stress eating may indeed have short-term consequences on metabolic health. Future research will need to determine whether this confers a greater risk of disease over time...