- Serotonin correlation: Disturbances in serotonin levels linked to AN underactive serotonin parthways reduction serotonin correlation low levels and AN
- Bailer et al, serotonin and anxiety: Women recovering restricting type and binge with healthy control.s Higher serotonin activity most anxiety. Disruption trigger AN. Symptom of AN is heightened anziety in relation to food.
- Determinstic: biological makeup predisposed no control over, no explaination why low levels limiting understanding making it unclear sertonin is the cause
- Not effect: SSRI's not effective. theory seems to be incorrect drugs balance serotonin levels, less anxiety yet does not work. implying not just serotonin levels
- Kage at el insensitive receptors: PET scans, fewer serotonin receptors in brains of people ED and in recovered AN cause of insenstive receptors not low levels of chemical it self.
- Prevent relapses: Evidence that it is a key factor
- Dopamine: Kaye et al PET compared 10 recovering AN and healthy overactivity of…