Chronic social stress, hedonism and vulnerability to obesity: lessons from rodents.

@article{Coccurello2009ChronicSS,
  title={Chronic social stress, hedonism and vulnerability to obesity: lessons from rodents.},
  author={Roberto Coccurello and Francesca R D'Amato and Anna Moles},
  journal={Neuroscience and biobehavioral reviews},
  year={2009},
  volume={33 4},
  pages={537-50}
}
Obesity is a current health pandemia. Determinants of this pathology are rather complex and include genetic, developmental and environmental factors only partially disclosed. Stress related neuroendocrine dysregulation and overconsumption of high palatable high caloric food and are likely to contribute to this modern health threats. Despite the evidence that psychosocial stress is one of the main sources of stress in humans and may play an important role in the development of the stress… CONTINUE READING

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