The effect of a mental challenge test of plasma norepinephrine and cortisol in bulimia nervosa and in controls

@article{Pirke1992TheEO,
  title={The effect of a mental challenge test of plasma norepinephrine and cortisol in bulimia nervosa and in controls},
  author={Karl Martin Pirke and Petra Platte and Maria Blettner and Michael Seidl and Manfred Maximilian Fichter},
  journal={Biological Psychiatry},
  year={1992},
  volume={32},
  pages={202-206}
}
Recent studies have related stress to the etiology and maintenance of bulimia nervosa (Cattanach and Rodin 1988, Cattanach ei al 1988). Katzman et al (1985) reported poorer stress-coping strategies in bulimic patients. Cattanach et al (1988) studied stress in the laboratory and observed normal physiological responses to stress, although their patients reported an increased desire to binge under stressful conditions. In order to further evaluate the stress response in bulimic patients the… CONTINUE READING
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