Tyrosine supplementation as an adjunct treatment in anorexia nervosa - a noradrenergic repletion hypothesis

Taylor & Francis (Routledge): STM, Behavioural Science and Public Health Titles
Publication Type:
Journal Article
Advances in Eating Disorders: Theory, Research and Practice, 2013, 1 (2), pp. 161 - 168
Issue Date:
Filename Description Size
Thumbnail2012006628OK.pdf218.6 kB
Adobe PDF
Full metadata record
Anorexia nervosa (AN) is accompanied by an increased frequency of pre-morbid anxiety. Anxiety disorders are associated with increased brain activity of catecholamines, especially noradrenaline. It has been hypothesized that noradrenergic dysregulation may be a major factor in the causation of AN.
Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: