NEO personality domains and gender predict levels and trends in body mass index over 14 years during midlife

@inproceedings{Brummett2005NEOPD,
  title={NEO personality domains and gender predict levels and trends in body mass index over 14 years during midlife},
  author={H. Brummett and Michael A. Babyak and Redford B. Williams and John Calvin Barefoot and Paul T Costa and Ilene C. Siegler},
  year={2005}
}
Mixed models were used to examine NEO-PI scores as predictors of body mass index (BMI) over a 14 year period during midlife. Average BMI levels during midlife were positively related to Neuroticism and negatively related to Openness, Agreeableness, and Conscientiousness. Relations for three domains were modiWed by gender. Neuroticism was signiWcantly related to BMI in females only. Extraversion was positively related to BMI in males, whereas, this relation was nonsigniWcant in females. The… CONTINUE READING

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