The medial amygdala modulates body weight but not neuroendocrine responses to chronic stress.

@article{Solomon2010TheMA,
  title={The medial amygdala modulates body weight but not neuroendocrine responses to chronic stress.},
  author={Matia B. Solomon and Kenneth Jones and Benjamin A Packard and James P Herman},
  journal={Journal of neuroendocrinology},
  year={2010},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={13-23}
}
Stress pathologies such as depression and eating disorders (i.e. anorexia nervosa) are associated with amygdalar dysfunction, which are linked with hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis (HPA) axis hyperactivity. The medial amygdaloid nucleus (MeA), a key output nucleus of the amygdaloid complex, promotes HPA axis activation to acute psychogenic stress and is in a prime position to mediate the deleterious effects of chronic stress on physiology and behaviour. The present study tests the hypothesis… CONTINUE READING

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