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Personality traits and leptin.

Authors
  • Sutin, Angelina R
  • Zonderman, Alan B
  • Uda, Manuela
  • Deiana, Barbara
  • Taub, Dennis D
  • Longo, Dan L
  • Ferrucci, Luigi
  • Schlessinger, David
  • Cucca, Francesco
  • Terracciano, Antonio
Type
Published Article
Journal
Psychosomatic Medicine
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Jun 01, 2013
Volume
75
Issue
5
Pages
505–509
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1097/PSY.0b013e3182919ff4
PMID: 23697464
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

Individuals who are impulsive and lack discipline (low conscientiousness) may develop leptin resistance, which could be one factor that contributes to obesity, whereas the relation between a proneness to anxiety and depression (high neuroticism) and obesity may be mediated through other physiological and/or behavioral pathways.

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