Published in Mental Health Weekly Digest, March 20th, 2006
"Functional neuroimaging was employed to study 10 obese and 10 lean healthy young right-handed women, divided equally into binge and nonbinge eaters. Subjects were presented with visual and auditory stimuli of binge type foods, nonbinge type foods, and nonfood stimuli in the fMRI scanner," researchers in the United States report.
"Brain areas activated by both the visual and auditory stimuli across all individual subjects within a particular group was observed only for the binge food stimuli in the obese binge eaters, in the right...
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