1Carrasco, JL & Sandner, C (2005) Clinical effects of pharmacological variations in selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors: an overview. Int J Clin Pract 59, 1428–1434.
2Edwards, JG & Anderson, I (1999) Systematic review and guide to selection of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors. Drugs 57, 507–533.
3Thase, ME, Trivedi, MH & Rush, AJ (1995) MAOIs in the contemporary treatment of depression. Neuropsychopharmacology 12, 185–219.
4To, SE, Zepf, RA & Woods, AG (2005) The symptoms, neurobiology, and current pharmacological treatment of depression. J Neurosci Nurs 37, 102–107.
5Halford, JC, Harrold, JA, Lawton, CL, et al. (2005) Serotonin (5-HT) drugs: effects on appetite expression and use for the treatment of obesity. Curr Drug Targets 6, 201–213.
6Leibowitz, SF & Alexander, JT (1998) Hypothalamic serotonin in control of eating behavior, meal size, and body weight. Biol Psychiatry 44, 851–864.
7Wurtman, J, Wurtman, R, Mark, S, et al. (1985) d-Fenfluramine selectively suppresses carbohydrate snacking by obese subjects. Int J Eat Disord 4, 89–99.
8McAllister-Williams, RH, Ferrier, IN & Young, AH (1998) Mood and neuropsychological function in depression: the role of corticosteroids and serotonin. Psychol Med 28, 573–584.
9Simansky, KJ (1996) Serotonergic control of the organization of feeding and satiety. Behav Brain Res 73, 37–42.
10Brewerton, TD (1995) Toward a unified theory of serotonin dysregulation in eating and related disorders. Psychoneuroendocrinology 20, 561–590.
11Riedel, WJ, Klaassen, T & Schmitt, JA (2002) Tryptophan, mood, and cognitive function. Brain Behav Immun 16, 581–589.
12Bell, C, Abrams, J & Nutt, D (2001) Tryptophan depletion and its implications for psychiatry. Br J Psychiatry 178, 399–405.
13Bell, CJ, Hood, SD & Nutt, DJ (2005) Acute tryptophan depletion. Part II: clinical effects and implications. Aust N Z J Psychiatry 39, 565–574.
14Booij, L, Van der Does, AJ & Riedel, WJ (2003) Monoamine depletion in psychiatric and healthy populations: review. Mol Psychiatry 8, 951–973.
15Booij, L, Van der Does, AJ, Haffmans, PM, et al. (2005) The effects of high-dose and low-dose tryptophan depletion on mood and cognitive functions of remitted depressed patients. J Psychopharmacol 19, 267–275.
16Van der Does, AJ (2001) The effects of tryptophan depletion on mood and psychiatric symptoms. J Affect Disord 64, 107–119.
17Weltzin, TE, Fernstrom, MH, Fernstrom, JD, et al. (1995) Acute tryptophan depletion and increased food intake and irritability in bulimia nervosa. Am J Psychiatry 152, 1668–1671.
18Firk, C & Markus, CR (2007) Review: serotonin by stress interaction: a susceptibility factor for the development of depression? J Psychopharmacol 21, 538–544.
19Jans, LA, Riedel, WJ, Markus, CR, et al. (2007) Serotonergic vulnerability and depression: assumptions, experimental evidence and implications. Mol Psychiatry 12, 522–543.
20Markus, CR, Panhuysen, G, Tuiten, A, et al. (1998) Does carbohydrate-rich, protein-poor food prevent a deterioration of mood and cognitive performance of stress-prone subjects when subjected to a stressful task? Appetite 31, 49–65.
21Van Praag, HM (1996) Faulty cortisol/serotonin interplay, psychopathological and biological characterisation of a new, hypothetical depression subtype (SeCA depression). Psychiatry Res 65, 143–157.
22Felsten, G (2004) Stress reactivity and vulnerability to depressed mood in college students. Pers Indiv Differ 36, 789–800.
23Oliver, G, Wardle, J & Gibson, EL (2000) Stress and food choice: a laboratory study. Psychosom Med 62, 853–865.
24Zellner, DA, Loaiza, S, Gonzalez, Z, et al. (2006) Food selection changes under stress. Physiol Behav 87, 789–793.
25Epel, E, Lapidus, R, McEwen, B, et al. (2001) Stress may add bite to appetite in women: a laboratory study of stress-induced cortisol and eating behavior. Psychoneuroendocrinology 26, 37–49.
26Markus, CR, Olivier, B, Panhuysen, GE, et al. (2000) The bovine protein alpha-lactalbumin increases the plasma ratio of tryptophan to the other large neutral amino acids, and in vulnerable subjects raises brain serotonin activity, reduces cortisol concentration, and improves mood under stress. Am J Clin Nutr 71, 1536–1544.
27Markus, CR, Olivier, B & de Haan, EH (2002) Whey protein rich in alpha-lactalbumin increases the ratio of plasma tryptophan to the sum of the other large neutral amino acids and improves cognitive performance in stress-vulnerable subjects. Am J Clin Nutr 75, 1051–1056.
28Markus, CR, Jonkman, LM, Lammers, JH, et al. (2005) Evening intake of alpha-lactalbumin increases plasma tryptophan availability and improves morning alertness and brain measures of attention. Am J Clin Nutr 81, 1026–1033.
29Heine, W, Radke, M, Wutzke, KD, et al. (1996) Alpha-lactalbumin-enriched low-protein infant formulas: a comparison to breast milk feeding. Acta Paediatr 85, 1024–1028.
30Lehnert, H & Wurtman, RJ (1993) Amino acid control of neurotransmitter synthesis and release: physiological and clinical implications. Psychother Psychosom 60, 18–32.
31Merens, W, Booij, L, Markus, R, et al. (2005) The effects of a diet enriched with alpha-lactalbumin on mood and cortisol response in unmedicated recovered depressed subjects and controls. Br J Nutr 94, 415–422.
32Beulens, JW, Bindels, JG, de Graaf, C, et al. (2004) Alpha-lactalbumin combined with a regular diet increases plasma Trp–LNAA ratio. Physiol Behav 81, 585–593.
33Spielberger, CD, Gorsuch, RC & Lushene, RE (1970) Manual for the State Trait Anxiety Inventory. Palo Alto, CA: Consulting Psychologists Press.
34Bieling, PJ & Alden, LE (1997) The consequences of perfectionism for patients with social phobia. Br J Clin Psychol 36, Pt 3, 387–395.
35Bieling, PJ, Antony, MM & Swinson, RP (1997) The state-trait anxiety inventory, trait version: structure and content re-examined. Behav Res Ther 36, 777–788.
36Watson, D, Clark, LA & Tellegen, A (1988) Development and validation of brief measures of positive and negative affect: the PANAS scales. J Pers Soc Psychol 54, 1063–1070.
37Schneider, W, Eschman, A & Zuccolotto, A (2002) E-Prime User's Guide. Pittsburgh, PA: Psychology Software Tools.
38Finlayson, G, King, N & Blundell, JE (2007) Is it possible to dissociate ‘liking’ and ‘wanting’ for foods in humans? A novel experimental procedure. Physiol Behav 90, 36–42.
39Finlayson, G, King, N & Blundell, J (2008) The role of implicit wanting in relation to explicit liking and wanting for food: implications for appetite control. Appetite 50, 120–127.
40Finlayson, G, King, N & Blundell, JE (2007) Liking vs. wanting food: importance for human appetite control and weight regulation. Neurosci Biobehav Rev 31, 987–1002.
41Fernstrom, JD (1999) Aromatic amino acids and monoamine synthesis in the central nervous system: influence of the diet. J Nutr Biochem 1, 508–517.
42Fernstrom, JD & Wurtman, RJ (1971) Brain serotonin content: increase following ingestion of carbohydrate diet. Science 174, 1023–1025.
43Fernstrom, JD & Wurtman, RJ (1972) Brain serotonin content: physiological regulation by plasma neutral amino acids. Science 178, 414–416.
44Curzon, G (1985) Effects of food intake on brain transmitter amine precursors and amine synthesis. Psychopharmacology and Food, pp. 59–70 [Sandler, M and Silverstone, T, editors]. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
45Orosco, M, Rouch, C, Beslot, F, et al. (2004) Alpha-lactalbumin-enriched diets enhance serotonin release and induce anxiolytic and rewarding effects in the rat. Behav Brain Res 148, 1–10.
46Peters, ML, Godaert, GL, Ballieux, RE, et al. (1998) Cardiovascular and endocrine responses to experimental stress: effects of mental effort and controllability. Psychoneuroendocrinology 23, 1–17.
47Markus, CR, Panhuysen, G, Tuiten, A, et al. (1998) Does carbohydrate-rich, protein-poor food prevent a deterioration of mood and cognitive performance of stress-prone subjects when subjected to a stressful task? Appetite 31, 49–65.
48Newman, E, O'Connor, DB & Conner, M (2008) Attentional biases for food stimuli in external eaters: possible mechanism for stress-induced eating? Appetite 51, 339–342.
49Conner, M, Fitter, M & Fletcher, W (1999) Stress and snacking: a diary study of daily hassles and between-meal snacking. Psychol Health 14, 51–63.
50Greeno, CG & Wing, RR (1994) Stress-induced eating. Psychol Bull 115, 444–464.
51Rutters, F, Nieuwenhuizen, AG, Lemmens, SG, et al. (2009) Acute stress-related changes in eating in the absence of hunger. Obesity (Silver Spring) 17, 72–77.
52Markus, CR (2008) Dietary amino acids and brain serotonin function; implications for stress-related affective changes. Neuromolecular Med 10, 247–258.
53Blundell, JE (1984) Serotonin and appetite. Neuropharmacology 23, 1537–1551.
54Leibowitz, SF & Alexander, JT (1998) Hypothalamic serotonin in control of eating behavior, meal size, and body weight. Biol Psychiatry 44, 851–864.
55Dimmock, PW, Wyatt, KM, Jones, PW, et al. (2000) Efficacy of selective serotonin-reuptake inhibitors in premenstrual syndrome: a systematic review. Lancet 356, 1131–1136.
56Dye, L & Blundell, JE (1997) Menstrual cycle and appetite control: implications for weight regulation. Hum Reprod 12, 1142–1151.
57Hindberg, I & Naesh, O (1992) Serotonin concentrations in plasma and variations during the menstrual cycle. Clin Chem 38, 2087–2089.