Plasma leptin concentrations are highly correlated to emotional states throughout the day

@inproceedings{Licinio2014PlasmaLC,
  title={Plasma leptin concentrations are highly correlated to emotional states throughout the day},
  author={Julio Licinio and Andr{\'e} Brooking Negr{\~a}o and M L Wong},
  booktitle={Translational Psychiatry},
  year={2014}
}
Previous work has shown that leptin appears to regulate the plasma levels of hormones such as adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) and cortisol in humans and that it has antidepressant effects in animals. It is unknown whether fluctuations in circulating leptin levels are correlated to changes in human emotions. This study was conducted to determine whether minute-to-minute fluctuations in the plasma concentrations of human leptin were associated with psychological variables. Leptin was sampled… CONTINUE READING
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