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A 25-year-old male asked:
Does high or low serotonin level in brain cause enorexia?
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Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Anorexia nervosa: The cause of this is widely debated. Predominantly in teen age women it is promoted by self image of a fat person inhibiting ingestion of food or leading to self-induced vomiting. Theories have involved hypothalamic dysfunction, receptor sites for hunger inducing hormone, and altered self-imaging induced by inappropiate parenting or other psychological dysfunction.
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Last updated Dec 10, 2013
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