Sherry Pagoto, PhD
The study found that women who reported work burnout were more likely to have a habit of eating when they are stressed, anxious or down, rather than just hungry.
“Work permeates our lives,” said Dr. Pagoto, who was not involved in the study. “People may be in a job where they’re unhappy and eating can become one of the few pleasures in their lives.”
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