Effects of the opiate antagonist, naltrexone, on binging antecedents and plasma beta-endorphin concentrations.

Abstract

The effects of the opiate receptor antagonist, naltrexone, were examined on antecedent thoughts of binging and plasma beta-endorphin concentrations in an adolescent girl who was hospitalized with bulimia nervosa. Significant decreases in urge to binge were obtained during naltrexone administration compared with control sessions. Baseline plasma beta… (More)

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