Effects of glucocorticoids on energy metabolism and food intake in humans

Authors:Tataranni, P. A., Larson, D. E., Snitker, S., Young, J. B., Flatt, J. P. and Ravussin, E.
"Our data suggest that therapeutic doses of glucocorticoids induce obesity mostly by increasing energy intake, an effect which may be related to the ability of glucocorticoids to act directly or indirectly on the central regulation of appetite."