Obesity--a neuropsychological disease? Systematic review and neuropsychological model.

  title={Obesity--a neuropsychological disease? Systematic review and neuropsychological model.},
  author={Kamila Jauch-Chara and Kerstin M. Oltmanns},
  journal={Progress in neurobiology},
Obesity is a global epidemic associated with a series of secondary complications and comorbid diseases such as diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular disease, sleep-breathing disorders, and certain forms of cancer. On the surface, it seems that obesity is simply the phenotypic manifestation of deliberately flawed food intake behavior with the consequence of dysbalanced energy uptake and expenditure and can easily be reversed by caloric restriction and exercise. Notwithstanding this assumption, the… CONTINUE READING

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