About the Authors
- Claudia Sikorski
- Integrated Research and Treatment Center (IFB) Adiposity Diseases, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
- Claudia Sikorski, Melanie Luppa, Steffi G. Riedel-Heller
- Institute of Social Medicine, Occupational Health and Public Health, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
- Elmar Brähler
- Department of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
- Hans-Helmut König
- Department of Medical Sociology and Health Economics, Hamburg-Eppendorf University Medical Center, Hamburg, Germany
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: CS ML SRH EB HHK. Performed the experiments: CS ML SRH. Analyzed the data: CS EB HHK ML SRH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: EB ML SRH HHK CS. Wrote the paper: CS. Designed the research questions and outlined the design of the study: CS ML SRH. Advised the study team in regard to the assessment of prevention attitudes: EB HHK. Contributed to the interpretation: EB HHK ML. Read and approved the final version of the manuscript: CS ML EB HHK SRH.