[Serotonin and hypothalamic control of hunger: a review].

  title={[Serotonin and hypothalamic control of hunger: a review].},
  author={Fernanda de Matos Feij{\'o} and Marcello Casaccia Bertoluci and C{\'i}ntia Reis},
  journal={Revista da Associacao Medica Brasileira},
  volume={57 1},
This paper reviews involvement of the serotonergic system in the control of food intake and satiety. It is of great interest to understand the relevance of this system for physiological control of energy balance and obesity. Over 35 years of research suggest that serotonin (5-HT) plays an important role in satiety. Thus, the serotonergic system has been a… CONTINUE READING