Oxytocin may help eating-disorder patients, studies say

03/13/2014 | Reuters

Two studies suggest the hormone oxytocin may help people with the eating disorder anorexia nervosa, British and Korean researchers reported. The studies in the journals Psychoneuroendocrinology and PLoS One found that eating-disorder patients taking oxytocin were less likely to focus on negative facial expressions or negative images related to food and weight.

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