Eating behavior and stress: a pathway to obesity

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Sominsky, Luba; Spencer, Sarah J.; (2014)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Psychology,volume 5 (issn: 1664-1078, eissn: 1664-1078)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00434, pmc: PMC4026680
  • Subject: ghrelin | Review Article | corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) | Psychology | insulin | glucocorticoids | hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis | leptin
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages | digestive, oral, and skin physiology

Stress causes or contributes to a huge variety of diseases and disorders. Recent evidence suggests obesity and other eating-related disorders may be among these. Immediately after a stressful event is experienced, there is a corticotropin-releasing-hormone (CRH)-mediate... View more
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