Ghrelin and Eating Disorders

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Atalayer, Deniz ; Gibson, Charlisa ; Konopacka, Alexandra ; Geliebter, Allan (2012)
  • Publisher: Universidade de São Paulo
  • Journal: Archives of Clinical Psychiatry (issn: 1806-938X)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.pnpbp.2012.08.011, doi: 10.1590/0101-60830000000048, pmc: PMC3522761
  • Subject: ghrelin | genetics | single nucleotide polymorphism | Eating disorders | Psychiatry | ghrelin receptors | RC435-571 | Article
    mesheuropmc: digestive, oral, and skin physiology | mental disorders | hormones, hormone substitutes, and hormone antagonists

Background Ghrelin is a potent hormone with central and peripheral action. This hormone plays an important role in the regulation of appetite, food intake, and energy balance. Studies have suggested that ghrelin is involved with eating disorders (ED), particularly binge... View more
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