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Science. 1976 Jan 23;191(4224):310-12.

Stress-induced hyperphagia and obesity in rats: a possible model for understanding human obesity.

Abstract

Mild tail pinch administered to rats several times daily in the presence of sweetened mild induced immediate hyperphagia and led to considerable gain in body weight. Parallels are drawn with stress-induced hyperhagia and altered affective states in obese humans.

PMID:
1246617
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