Serotonin levels moderate the relation between changes in depressive symptoms and bulimia

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Depression and bulimia both are associated with low serotonin levels. This study examined whether the serotonin transporter gene (5-HTTLPR) moderates the relation between depressive and bulimic symptoms over time.

Publication Date:

July 2011

Authors

Jutta Mata, PhD; Ian H. Gotlib, PhD

About the Authors:

Department of Psychology, Stanford University, Stanford, California

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for psychologists, social workers, counselors, and other mental health professionals who seek knowledge about depression, eating disorders, and/or genetics.

Course Objectives:

  1. Recognize the comorbidity of depression and bulimia.

  2. Assess the role of serotonin in symptoms of both depression and bulimia.

  3. Describe how the serontonin transporter gene (5-HTTLPR) moderates the relation between symptoms of depression and bulimia over time.

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Course Number: 101809
Credit Hours: 1cr
NBCC Credit Hours: 0.75cr
Exam Fee: $6.97
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