volume 30, issue s2, PS89-S95 2012
DOI: 10.3233/jad-2011-111073
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Kelly Stanek Sellbom, John Gunstad

Abstract: Obesity is a significant contemporary health concern that carries wide-ranging implications for society, as well as for individual health and well-being. In particular, the neuropsychological sequelae of obesity carry wide ranging functional implications. While research in this area is growing, our knowledge of obesity-related cognitive dysfunction and brain alterations has not yet been synthesized. The present review integrates the recent literature regarding patterns of obesity-related cognitive dysfunction …

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