Personality and metabolic syndrome

  title={Personality and metabolic syndrome},
  author={Angelina R Sutin and Paul T Costa and Manuela Uda and Luigi Ferrucci and David Schlessinger and A. Terracciano},
The prevalence of metabolic syndrome has paralleled the sharp increase in obesity. Given its tremendous physical, emotional, and financial burden, it is of critical importance to identify who is most at risk and the potential points of intervention. Psychological traits, in addition to physiological and social risk factors, may contribute to metabolic syndrome. The objective of the present research is to test whether personality traits are associated with metabolic syndrome in a large community… CONTINUE READING


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