Serotonin levels moderate the relation between changes in depressive symptoms and bulimia
Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: http://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101809
About the Course:
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.
Jutta Mata, PhD; Ian H. Gotlib, PhD
About the Authors:
Department of Psychology, Stanford University, Stanford, California
This course is recommended for psychologists, social workers, counselors, and other mental health professionals who seek knowledge about depression, eating disorders, and/or genetics.
Recognize the comorbidity of depression and bulimia.
Assess the role of serotonin in symptoms of both depression and bulimia.
Describe how the serontonin transporter gene (5-HTTLPR) moderates the relation between symptoms of depression and bulimia over time.
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