Serotonergic drugs : effects on appetite expression and use for the treatment of obesity.

@article{Halford2007SerotonergicD,
  title={Serotonergic drugs : effects on appetite expression and use for the treatment of obesity.},
  author={Jason C. G. Halford and Joanne Alison Harrold and Emma Jane Boyland and Clare L Lawton and John Blundell},
  journal={Drugs},
  year={2007},
  volume={67 1},
  pages={27-55}
}
Over 35 years of research suggests that endogenous hypothalamic serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine) plays an important part in within-meal satiation and post-meal satiety processes. Thus, the serotonin system has provided a viable target for weight control, critical to the action of at least two effective anti-obesity treatments, both producing clinically… CONTINUE READING