Treatment with 8-OH-DPAT attenuates the weight loss associated with activity-based anorexia in female rats.

@article{Atchley2006TreatmentW8,
  title={Treatment with 8-OH-DPAT attenuates the weight loss associated with activity-based anorexia in female rats.},
  author={Deann P. D. Atchley and Lisa A. Eckel},
  journal={Pharmacology, biochemistry, and behavior},
  year={2006},
  volume={83 4},
  pages={547-53}
}
Serotonin (5-HT) plays an important role in controlling food intake and regulating body weight. In addition, clinical studies suggest a possible role for 5-HT in the etiology of anorexia nervosa. Recently, we have examined the effects of pharmacological manipulation of the 5-HT system in female rats exposed to conditions that promote activity-based anorexia… CONTINUE READING