Adult body height is a good predictor of different dimensions of cognitive function in aged individuals: a cross-sectional study

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Pereira, Vitor H.; Costa, Patrício Soares; Santos, Nadine Correia; Cunha, Pedro; Neves, Margarida Correia; Palha, Joana Almeida; Sousa, Nuno; (2016)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media
  • Journal: volume 8issn: 1663-4365, eissn: 1663-4365
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5025434, doi: 10.3389/fnagi.2016.00217
  • Subject: Cognition | Mood | Science & Technology | Neuroscience | Weight | Original Research | Aging | Community | Height

Background: Adult height, weight, and adiposity measures have been suggested by some studies to be predictors of depression, cognitive impairment, and dementia. However, the presence of confounding factors and the lack of a thorough neuropsychological evaluation in ... View more
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