MYER MENDELSON, M.D.; NORRIS WEINBERG, Ph.D.; ALBERT J. STUNKARD, M.D.
Current clinical concepts of obesity have been derived almost entirely from the study of obese women. By chance or by design most obese groups which have been studied have contained few if any men, and little attention has been paid to the possibility that obesity in men may differ from obesity in women. The present clinical study of 25 obese men done at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania indicates that a difference does exist. Its most striking finding, however, is a fortuitous one which may well apply also to obese women: there are striking differences between men who
MENDELSON M, WEINBERG N, STUNKARD AJ. OBESITY IN MEN: A CLINICAL STUDY OF TWENTY-FIVE CASES(OBESITY IN MEN: A CLINICAL STUDY OF TWENTY-FIVE CASES*†)(OBESITY IN MEN: A CLINICAL STUDY OF TWENTY-FIVE CASES*†). Ann Intern Med. 1961;54:660–671. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-54-4-660
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