Association of BDNF with restricting anorexia nervosa and minimum body mass index: a family-based association study of eight European populations

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Eating disorders (ED), such as anorexia nervosa (AN) and bulimia nervosa (BN), are complex psychiatric disorders where different genetic and environmental factors are involved. Several lines of evidence support that brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) plays an essential role in eating behaviour and that alterations on this neurotrophic system… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/sj.ejhg.5201351

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@article{Ribass2005AssociationOB, title={Association of BDNF with restricting anorexia nervosa and minimum body mass index: a family-based association study of eight European populations}, author={Marta Ribas{\'e}s and M{\'o}nica Gratac{\'o}s and Fernando Fern{\'a}ndez-Aranda and Laura Bellodi and Claudette Boni and Marija Brecelj Anderluh and Maria Cristina Cavallini and Elena Cellini and Daniela Di Bella and Stefano Erzegovesi and Christine Foulon and Mojca Gabrovsek and Philip Gorwood and Johannes Hebebrand and Anke Hinney and Jo Holliday and Xun Hu and Andreas Karwautz and Am{\'e}lie Kipman and Radovan Komel and Benedetta Nacmias and Helmut Remschmidt and Valdo Ricca and Sandro Sorbi and Martina Tomori and Gudrun Wagner and Janet Treasure and David A. Collier and Xavier Estivill}, journal={European Journal of Human Genetics}, year={2005}, volume={13}, pages={428-434} }