Investigation of peptide YY and ghrelin responses to a test meal in bulimia nervosa.

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BACKGROUND Gut-derived peptides, such as peptide YY (PYY) and ghrelin that regulate the initiation and termination of meals, could play a role in the altered eating behavior of patients with bulimia nervosa (BN). Therefore, we aimed to assess plasma PYY and ghrelin responses to a test meal in symptomatic bulimics. METHODS Ten healthy women and nine women… (More)

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@article{Monteleone2005InvestigationOP, title={Investigation of peptide YY and ghrelin responses to a test meal in bulimia nervosa.}, author={Palmiero Monteleone and Vassilis Martiadis and Antonello Emilio Rigamonti and Michele Fabrazzo and Claudio Giordani and Eugenio E. Muller and Mario Maj}, journal={Biological psychiatry}, year={2005}, volume={57 8}, pages={926-31} }