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.


Obesity Depression Sonal Exhibitionism 


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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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