Cure Research for Eating disorders


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Research discussion: Researchers are investigating how and why initially voluntary behaviors, such as eating smaller or larger amounts of food than usual, at some point move beyond control in some people and develop into an eating disorder. Studies on the basic biology of appetite control and its alteration by prolonged overeating or starvation have uncovered enormous complexity, but in the long run have the potential to lead to new pharmacologic treatments for eating disorders.1

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1. excerpt from Eating Disorders Facts About Eating Disorders and the Search for Solutions: NIMH

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