Cognitive impairment and its association with homocysteine plasma levels in females with eating disorders – findings from the HEaD-study

@article{Frieling2005CognitiveIA,
  title={Cognitive impairment and its association with homocysteine plasma levels in females with eating disorders – findings from the HEaD-study},
  author={Helge Frieling and B. R{\"o}schke and Johannes Kornhuber and Julia Wilhelm and Konstanze D. R{\"o}mer and Barbara Gruss and Dominikus B{\"o}nsch and Thomas Hillemacher and Martina de Zwaan and Georg Ernst Jacoby and Stefan Bleich},
  journal={Journal of Neural Transmission},
  year={2005},
  volume={112},
  pages={1591-1598}
}
Higher plasma homocysteine levels have been found in females with anorexia nervosa. Furthermore, elevated homocysteine levels are associated with cognitive decline in dementia and healthy elderly people. Aim of this prospective study was to investigate a possible association between homocysteine serum levels and Clinically well known cognitive deficits in females with eating disorders. We found that moderately elevated plasma homocysteine levels were associated with normal short- and long-term… CONTINUE READING