Published in Women's Health Weekly, October 20th, 2005
According to a study from the United States, "To investigate whether the dopaminergic system plays a role in the etiology of anorexia nervosa (AN) via the dopamine D2 receptor, we investigated association and transmission disequilibrium at seven single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) spanning about 75 kbp of the gene DRD2. We studied 191 probands with a DSM-IV diagnosis of AN, 457 parents and affected relatives with a DSM-IV eating disorder diagnosis, and 98 unrelated, female, normal weight controls."
"The -141 C/- insertion/deletion (-141 Indel), previously shown to affect DRD2...
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