The Role of Endocannabinoids in the Control of Eating Disorders

  title={The Role of Endocannabinoids in the Control of Eating Disorders},
  author={W. Milano and M. Tecce and A. Capasso},
  • W. Milano, M. Tecce, A. Capasso
  • Published 2017
  • Biology
  • Eating Disorder (ED) is a syndrome characterized by persistent alteration of eating behavior and the conditions that cause an insufficient ingestion and/or adsorption of foods. There are three different ED diseases: Anorexia Nervosa (AN), Bulimia Nervosa (BN) and Binge Eating Disorders (BED). ED are complex conditions that arise from a combination of long-standing behavioral, emotional, psychological, interpersonal, and social factors. The neuronal circuits that control the ingestion of food… CONTINUE READING
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