Year 2018, Volume 4 , Issue 4, Pages 247 - 253 2018-10-01


Deniz ATALAYER [1] , İan Yi Han ANG [2]

In its most basic form impulsivity, a heritable trait, is defined as a tendency to act without control and has been implicated in the onset, symptomatic expression, and maintenance of overeating. Specifically, high impulsivity and its related constructs such as poor inhibitory control and high sensitivity for reward and environmental cues have been shown to perpetuate binging and overeating. Thus, several studies have been conducted to investigate the possible common genetic etiologies for high impulsivity and overeating. The purpose of this review is to summarize the genetic findings indicating an association between impulsivity and overeating.

Overeating, Impulsivity, Polymorphism, Genetic, Impulse control, Binge eating
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Primary Language en
Subjects Biology, Medicine
Journal Section Articles

Orcid: 0000-0001-7737-288X
Author: Deniz ATALAYER (Primary Author)
Institution: Sabancı University, Psychology Department, Istanbul
Country: Turkey

Orcid: 0000-0003-1124-3764
Author: İan Yi Han ANG
Institution: Behavioral Nutrition Program, Teacher`s College, Columbia University, New York
Country: United States


Application Date : June 14, 2017
Acceptance Date : February 14, 2018
Publication Date : October 1, 2018

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