J Mullings-Britton

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We have proposed that endogenous opioids play a critical role in the etiology of anorexia nervosa, mediating an auto-addiction, and that atypical opioid systems in mice may be representative of those in anorexia nervosa patients, in contrast to normal humans and rats. A biological predisposition to eating disorders may result from these atypical opioid(More)
We have proposed that the atypical opioid system in the mouse may be representative of that in the anorexia nervosa patient and may account for a biological predisposition to the disorder. This is in the context of our auto-addiction model of anorexia nervosa in which endogenous opioids play a critical role in its etiology. Morphine activation of the(More)
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