Appetite-regulating hormones cortisol and peptide YY are associated with disordered eating psychopathology, independent of body mass index.

@article{Lawson2011AppetiteregulatingHC,
  title={Appetite-regulating hormones cortisol and peptide YY are associated with disordered eating psychopathology, independent of body mass index.},
  author={Elizabeth A. Lawson and Kamryn T. Eddy and Daniel A. Donoho and Madhusmita Misra and Karen Klahr Miller and Erinne M Meenaghan and Janet A Lydecker and David B. Herzog and Anne Klibanski},
  journal={European journal of endocrinology},
  year={2011},
  volume={164 2},
  pages={253-61}
}
OBJECTIVE Disordered eating occurs in women at both weight extremes of anorexia nervosa (AN) and obesity. Cortisol, peptide YY (PYY), leptin, and ghrelin are hormones involved in appetite and feeding behavior that vary with weight and body fat. Abnormal levels of these hormones have been reported in women with AN, functional hypothalamic amenorrhea (HA), and obesity. The relationship between appetite-regulating hormones and disordered eating psychopathology is unknown. We therefore studied the… CONTINUE READING