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Personality characteristics in adolescence predict long-term changes in body fatness.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18055058     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Five personality characteristics were assessed in 312 adolescent boys and girls, and investigated in relation to the change in body fat percentage over 22 years of follow up. Boys with low levels of Social Inadequacy and girls with high levels of Recalcitrance showed relatively large gains in body fat percentage.
Lando L J Koppes; Michiel R de Boer; David Samoocha; Irene M T Kreuk; Frans Pouwer; Jos W R Twisk; Willem van Mechelen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2007-12-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  Diabetes research and clinical practice     Volume:  79     ISSN:  1872-8227     ISO Abbreviation:  Diabetes Res. Clin. Pract.     Publication Date:  2008 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-02-25     Completed Date:  2008-06-27     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8508335     Medline TA:  Diabetes Res Clin Pract     Country:  Ireland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e10-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
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MeSH Terms
Adipose Tissue / metabolism
Adiposity / physiology*
Adolescent Psychology
Body Composition / physiology*
Models, Psychological
Obesity / metabolism,  physiopathology,  psychology
Personality Inventory*
Physical Fitness / physiology
Regression Analysis
Skinfold Thickness

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