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OBJECT Deep brain stimulation (DBS) of the lateral hypothalamic area (LHA) has been suggested as a potential treatment for intractable obesity. The authors present the 2-year safety results as well as early efficacy and metabolic effects in 3 patients undergoing bilateral LHA DBS in the first study of this approach in humans. METHODS Three patients(More)
There are relatively few assessment devices which have been developed to measure the cognitions or cognitive processes of the eating disordered pathology of adolescents. One promising scale is the Mizes Anorectic Cognitions Questionnaire, and its revised version (MAC; MAC-R). The present study examined scores on the MAC and MAC-R in a racially diverse(More)
OBJECTIVE The current study examined the impact of dietary restraint and caloric preload on thought suppression in a sample of 64 college females classified as either restrained or unrestrained eaters. METHOD Participants engaged in a 60-min laboratory session. One half of the participants were preloaded with a high-calorie milkshake and all participants(More)
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