Psychobiological traits in the risk profile for overeating and weight gain

@article{Davis2009PsychobiologicalTI,
  title={Psychobiological traits in the risk profile for overeating and weight gain},
  author={C Davis},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={2009},
  volume={33},
  pages={S49-S53}
}
Our dramatically changed food environment—since periods in our history when food sources were highly constrained—has presented new challenges for obesity research. For example, these alterations have strongly emphasized the physiological differences between the homeostatic and the hedonic regulation of food intake—the latter being largely responsible for the pronounced increase in obesity in the past few decades. There is also increasing agreement that compulsive overeating shares many… CONTINUE READING

Connections & Topics

Mentioned Connections BETA
On the one hand , studies have found support for a link between low reward sensitivity and obesity , whereas other evidence suggests that a strong appetitive motivation leads to overeating and weight gain .
On the one hand , studies have found support for a link between low reward sensitivity and obesity , whereas other evidence suggests that a strong appetitive motivation leads to overeating and weight gain .
There is also increasing agreement that compulsive overeating shares many parallels with addiction disorders such as drug abuse .
There is also increasing agreement that compulsive overeating shares many parallels with addiction disorders such as drug abuse .
There is also increasing agreement that compulsive overeating shares many parallels with addiction disorders such as drug abuse .
There is also increasing agreement that compulsive overeating shares many parallels with addiction disorders such as drug abuse .
All Topics