The role of the endocannabinoid system in eating disorders: pharmacological implications

  title={The role of the endocannabinoid system in eating disorders: pharmacological implications},
  author={Eva M. Marco and Silvana Yanina Romero-Zerbo and Maria-Paz Viveros and Francisco Javier Berm{\'u}dez-Silva},
  journal={Behavioural Pharmacology},
The endocannabinoid (eCB) system is a widespread intercellular signalling mechanism that plays a critical role in body homoeostasis. It is located in key points involved in food intake and energy expenditure, coordinating all the players involved in energy balance. As such, it has come to be seen as an interesting target for the management of diseases characterized by an imbalanced energy homoeostasis, such as obesity and eating disorders. The aetiology of eating disorders and the molecular… 

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