Appetite 2021 Sep 22:105707. Epub 2021 Sep 22.
Division of Women's Health, Department of Medicine; 75 Francis St., Boston, MA, 02115, USA; Department of Psychiatry; Brigham and Women's Hospital, 75 Francis St., Boston, MA, 02115, USA; Harvard Medical School, 25 Shattuck St., Boston, MA, 02115, USA; Innovation Center on Sex Differences in Medicine; Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit St., Boston, MA, 02114, USA. Electronic address:
Background: Emotional eating has emerged as a contributing factor to overeating, potentially leading to obesity or disordered eating behaviors. However, the underlying biological mechanisms related to emotional eating remain unclear. The present study examined emotional, hormonal, and neural alterations elicited by an acute laboratory stressor in individuals with and without emotional eating. Read More