Personality profiles of the morbidly obese.

@article{Grana1989PersonalityPO,
  title={Personality profiles of the morbidly obese.},
  author={A S Grana and Frederick Lawrence Coolidge and Miles L. Merwin},
  journal={Journal of clinical psychology},
  year={1989},
  volume={45 5},
  pages={
          762-5
        }
}
Personality characteristics of 150 morbidly obese patients (100 pounds or more over ideal weight) were investigated. The patients were given the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) and a new, self-report personality disorder inventory. The study attempted to determine whether particular personality variables could predict success or failure at weight loss six months post-surgery. Multivariate analyses of variance revealed no significant differences on any of the personality… CONTINUE READING
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