Central dysregulations in the control of energy homeostasis and endocrine alterations in anorexia and bulimia nervosa.

In the last decades we have come to understand that the hypothalamus is a key region in controlling energy homeostasis. A number of control models have been proposed to explain the regulation of feeding behavior in physiological and pathological conditions, but all those based on imbalances of single factors fail to explain the disrupted regulation of… (More)