[Biological factors in eating disorders].

Abstract

The etiology of eating disorders has not been defined yet. It is generally thought of as multi-dimensional, consisting of socio-cultural, psychological and biological factors. The biological factors include predisposing, precipitating and perpetuating factors. In recent years, genetics have been reported as predisposing factors, various neuropeptides which… (More)

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@article{Otagaki2004BiologicalFI, title={[Biological factors in eating disorders].}, author={Yoko Otagaki and Hiroshi Saito and Harufumi Yonezawa and Mako Sawai}, journal={Seishin shinkeigaku zasshi = Psychiatria et neurologia Japonica}, year={2004}, volume={106 6}, pages={703-11} }