"Food Addiction" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A cluster of chemical dependencies to specific foods or food in general in which there develops a physical craving for these foods.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Food Addiction".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Food Addiction".
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Food Addiction" by people in Profiles.
Laque A, Wagner GE, Matzeu A, De Ness GL, Kerr TM, Carroll AM, de Guglielmo G, Nedelescu H, Buczynski MW, Gregus AM, Jhou TC, Zorrilla EP, Martin-Fardon R, Koya E, Ritter RC, Weiss F, Suto N. Linking drug and food addiction via compulsive appetite. Br J Pharmacol. 2022 06; 179(11):2589-2609.
Wiss D, Brewerton T. Separating the Signal from the Noise: How Psychiatric Diagnoses Can Help Discern Food Addiction from Dietary Restraint. Nutrients. 2020 Sep 25; 12(10).
Brewerton TD. Food addiction as a proxy for eating disorder and obesity severity, trauma history, PTSD symptoms, and comorbidity. Eat Weight Disord. 2017 Jun; 22(2):241-247.