Ghrelin and leptin levels in children with anxiety disorders


ÖZMEN S. , ŞEKER A. , DEMİRCİ E.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM, vol.32, no.10, pp.1043-1047, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1515/jpem-2019-0229
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM
  • Page Numbers: pp.1043-1047

Abstract

Background: Anxiety disorders are common psychiatric disorders in childhood and an important health problem that is associated with the risk of serious mental, educational and economical problems. Researchers have mentioned many different mechanisms in the etiopathology of anxiety disorders. This study aimed to investigate ghrelin and leptin levels in children with anxiety disorders and thus to contribute to the clarification of anxiety in children.