Associations Between Body Weight and Personality Disorders in a Nationally Representative Sample

@article{Mather2008AssociationsBB,
  title={Associations Between Body Weight and Personality Disorders in a Nationally Representative Sample},
  author={Amber A. Mather and Brian J. Cox and Murray W. Enns and Jitender Sareen},
  journal={Psychosomatic Medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={70},
  pages={1012-1019}
}
Objective: To determine whether, in the general population, individuals in numerous abnormal body weight categories had higher odds of having personality disorders (PDs) than normal-weight individuals. Although personality functioning is hypothesized to be associated with body weight, there is a dearth of empirical evaluation of this topic. Methods: The association of body weight (five categories: underweight [body mass index [BMI] <18.5]; normal [18.5 ≤ BMI <25]; overweight [25 ≤ BMI <30… 
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