Sciencedaily: Impulsivity is a risk factor for food addition.
Huffington Post: Could Impulsive Behavior Lead to Food Addiction?
Boston University School of Medicine. Researchers in the Laboratory of Addictive Disorders have discovered that impulsivity is a risk factor for food addiction . Results of the study, published online in Neuropsychopharmacology , suggest that impulsivity promotes pathological overeating.
NIDAIRP Hot Paper, November 2012: Antagonism of Sigma-1 Receptors Blocks Compulsive-Like Eating
Boston University School of Medicine:
BUSM Researchers Find Drug Used for Addiction Treatment May Block Binge Eating Impulse.
Yahoo! News: Addiction Drug Could Curb Binge Eating.
Forbes: Obesity’s Hazards And Mysteries
ScienceNow: Chocolate Cake: The New Heroin?
NIH, News in Health: Restricting Sugary Food May Backfire
BU Today: The Binge Eater as Junkie