Brain Circuitry is Different for Women With Anorexia and Obesity, University of Colorado Study
Published: May 15, 2012
Why does one person become anorexic and another obese? A study recently published by a University of Colorado School of Medicine researcher shows that reward circuits in the brain are sensitized in anorexic women and desensitized in obese women. The findings also suggest that eating behavior is related to brain dopamine pathways involved in addictions.