Obesity in neurobiology.

  title={Obesity in neurobiology.},
  author={Stefan Knecht and Tanja Ellger and James A. Levine},
  journal={Progress in neurobiology},
  volume={84 1},
Obesity reflects an imbalance between energy uptake and expenditure that is mediated by behavior. Obesity is a growing epidemic and a major risk factor for neurobiological diseases like stroke, dementia, intracranial hypertension and sleep disorders. Conversely, obesity can also be induced by neurobiological disorders and drugs. The etiology of obesity is… CONTINUE READING