Animal Models of Compulsive Eating Behavior

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Matteo Di Segni; Enrico Patrono; Loris Patella; Stefano Puglisi-Allegra; Rossella Ventura; (2014)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: Nutrients,volume 6,issue 10,pages4,591-4,609 (issn: 2072-6643, eissn: 2072-6643)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4210935, doi: 10.3390/nu6104591
  • Subject: Nutrition. Foods and food supply | animal models | TX341-641 | striatum | Review | prefrontal cortex | compulsive eating | food addiction
    mesheuropmc: digestive, oral, and skin physiology

Eating disorders are multifactorial conditions that can involve a combination of genetic, metabolic, environmental, and behavioral factors. Studies in humans and laboratory animals show that eating can also be regulated by factors unrelated to metabolic control. Several... View more
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