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Gender differences in the relationship between personality dimensions and relative body weight.

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OBJECTIVE: The relationship between body mass index (BMI: kg/m(2)) and personality seems to differ for men and women, although these effects may be driven by the extremes of the BMI distribution. It is unclear whether these associations exist for most individuals in the relatively normal range of BMI scores, excluding the thinnest and heaviest extremes in the population. We tested the association of BMI with neuroticism, extraversion, and psychoticism with a trimmed BMI sample. RESEARCH METHO...

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10.1038/oby.2001.86

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Human Genetics Wt Centre
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
Role:
Author
Journal:
Obesity research More from this journal
Volume:
9
Issue:
10
Pages:
647-650
Publication date:
2001-10-01
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EISSN:
1550-8528
ISSN:
1071-7323
Language:
English
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pubs:37965
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uuid:fe0d25ee-c6f0-4af0-9a39-fe08ff977608
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pubs:37965
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37965
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2012-12-19

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