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The Journal of Nutrition Symposium—Food Addiction: Fact or Fiction? Symposium Overview—Food Addiction: Fact or Fiction?

@inproceedings{Corwin2009TheJO,
  title={The Journal of Nutrition Symposium—Food Addiction: Fact or Fiction? Symposium Overview—Food Addiction: Fact or Fiction?},
  author={Rebecca L W Corwin and Patricia S. Grigson},
  year={2009}
}
Food addiction is a pervasive, yet controversial, topic that has gained recent attention in both lay media and the scientific literature. The goal of this series of articles is to use a combination of preclinical and clinical data to determine whether foods, like drugs of abuse, can be addictive, the conditions under which the addiction develops, and the underlying neurophysiological substrates. Operational definitions of addiction that have been used in the treatment of human disorders and to… 

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