Structural and functional neuroimaging in obesity

Kelly M Stanek, Joseph Smith, John Gunstad

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Abstract

An estimated one-third of American adults are obese 1, and the proportion of obese adults has been shown to increase with age through midlife 2. Obesity-throughout the lifespan is associated with greater cardiovascular risk 2, 3 and increased mortality, 3, 4 as well as negative psychosocial sequelae 5 and psychiatric comorbidity 6, 7, including a variety of maladaptive eating/dieting-patterns (e.g., binge eating, emotional eating, weight cycling). 8, 9

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationBrain Imaging in Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Neuroscience
PublisherSpringer New York
Pages193-200
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)9781441963710
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2011
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychology(all)

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