The Intestinal Microbiota in Acute Anorexia Nervosa and During Renourishment: Relationship to Depression, Anxiety, and Eating Disorder Psychopathology

@article{Kleiman2015TheIM,
  title={The Intestinal Microbiota in Acute Anorexia Nervosa and During Renourishment: Relationship to Depression, Anxiety, and Eating Disorder Psychopathology},
  author={S. Kleiman and H. Watson and Emily C. Bulik-Sullivan and E. Huh and L. M. Tarantino and C. Bulik and I. Carroll},
  journal={Psychosomatic Medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={77},
  pages={969–981}
}
  • S. Kleiman, H. Watson, +4 authors I. Carroll
  • Published 2015
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychosomatic Medicine
  • Objective The relevance of the microbe-gut-brain axis to psychopathology is of interest in anorexia nervosa (AN), as the intestinal microbiota plays a critical role in metabolic function and weight regulation. Methods We characterized the composition and diversity of the intestinal microbiota in AN, using stool samples collected at inpatient admission (T1; n = 16) and discharge (T2; n = 10). At T1, participants completed the Beck Depression and Anxiety Inventories and the Eating Disorder… CONTINUE READING
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