Relationships Among Obesity, Anorexia, and Personality Measures in the Literature

  • Mehrabian Albert 


Many attempts have been made to identify personality characteristics of obese and anorectic individuals. The following is a review of some representative studies and is organized in three sections dealing with personality correlates of obesity, anorexia, and bulimia, respectively.


Anorexia Nervosa Obese Subject Binge Eater Personality Measure Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory 
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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mehrabian Albert 
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  1. 1.Department of PsychologyUniversity of CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA

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