Five-Factor Model Personality Traits and the Objective and Subjective Experience of Body Weight.

@article{Sutin2016FiveFactorMP,
  title={Five-Factor Model Personality Traits and the Objective and Subjective Experience of Body Weight.},
  author={Angelina R Sutin and A. Terracciano},
  journal={Journal of personality},
  year={2016},
  volume={84 1},
  pages={102-12}
}
Research on personality and adiposity has focused primarily on middle-aged and older adults. The present research sought to (a) replicate these associations in a young adult sample, (b) examine whether sex, race, or ethnicity moderate these associations, and (c) test whether personality is associated with the subjective experience of body weight and discrepancies between perceived and actual weight. Participants (N = 15,669; M(age) = 29; 53% female; ∼40% ethnic/racial minority) from Wave 4 of… CONTINUE READING
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