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Binge drinking and brain stress systems

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The discovery that interactions between two stress-associated neuropeptide hormones regulate binge drinking in mice provides insight into the biological mechanisms that underpin the bingeing cycle.

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Figure 1: Control of bingeing patterns.

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O'Connor, R., Kenny, P. Binge drinking and brain stress systems. Nature 520, 168–169 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1038/520168a

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