Functional neuroimaging in early-onset anorexia nervosa
Article first published online: 25 APR 2005
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International Journal of Eating Disorders
Special Issue: Special Issue on Anorexia Nervosa
Volume 37, Issue S1, pages S49–S51, 2005
How to Cite
Lask, B., Gordon, I., Christie, D., Frampton, I., Chowdhury, U. and Watkins, B. (2005), Functional neuroimaging in early-onset anorexia nervosa. Int. J. Eat. Disord., 37: S49–S51. doi: 10.1002/eat.20117
- Issue published online: 25 APR 2005
- Article first published online: 25 APR 2005
- Manuscript Accepted: 29 DEC 2004
- anorexia nervosa;
- visuospatial ability;
- impaired visual memory;
- executive functioning
Previous neuroimaging studies in early-onset anorexia nervosa provide evidence of limbic system dysfunction. The current study adds support to the possibility by revealing a significant association between unilateral reduction of blood flow in the temporal region and impaired visuospatial ability, impaired visual memory, and enhanced speed of information processing. © 2005 by Wiley Periodicals Inc.