High Trait Impulsivity Predicts Food Addiction-Like Behavior in the Rat

Abstract

Impulsivity is a behavioral trait frequently seen not only in drug-addicted individuals but also in individuals who pathologically overeat. However, whether impulsivity predates the development of uncontrollable feeding is unknown. In this study, we hypothesized that a high impulsivity trait precedes and confers vulnerability for food addiction-like… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/npp.2014.98

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