Personality characteristics in obesity and relationship with successful weight loss

@article{Sullivan2007PersonalityCI,
  title={Personality characteristics in obesity and relationship with successful weight loss},
  author={Shelby Sullivan and C. Robert Cloninger and Thomas R. Przybeck and S. Klein},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={2007},
  volume={31},
  pages={669-674}
}
Objective:Personality influences lifestyle behaviors. Therefore, certain personality traits could contribute to obesity and the response to behaviorally based weight loss therapy.Purpose:The aims of this study were to test the hypothesis that personality characteristics differ between lean and obese persons in the community, obese persons in the community and obese persons seeking weight loss therapy by enrolling in a comprehensive weight loss program, and in obese persons who were successful… CONTINUE READING