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Treatment improves serotonin transporter binding and reduces binge eating.

Authors
  • Tammela, Liisa I
  • Rissanen, Aila
  • Kuikka, Jyrki T
  • Karhunen, Leila J
  • Bergström, Kim A
  • Repo-Tiihonen, Eila
  • Naukkarinen, Hannu
  • Vanninen, Esko
  • Tiihonen, Jari
  • Uusitupa, Matti
Type
Published Article
Journal
Psychopharmacology
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2003
Volume
170
Issue
1
Pages
89–93
Identifiers
PMID: 12768277
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The results tentatively suggest that 5-HT transporter binding in OB-BED is an adaptive mechanism, which can be affected by treatment. Furthermore, there seems to be a link between improved 5-HT transporter binding and reduced binge eating.

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