The Relationship Between Executive Function, AD/HD, and Obesity

  title={The Relationship Between Executive Function, AD/HD, and Obesity},
  author={Anita Dempsey and Janice M. Dyehouse},
  journal={Western Journal of Nursing Research},
  pages={1026 - 1027}
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD) and obesity (body mass index > 30) are complex and costly disorders with profound effects on the physical, emotional, and social well being of individuals, their families, and society. Both are associated with multiple comorbid physical and psychological conditions and healthcare costs amounting to billions of dollars. Prevalence studies have shown a disproportionate incidence of AD/HD in obese individuals. Obese individuals with AD/HD often… 
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