Implications of starvation-induced change in right dorsal anterior cingulate volume in anorexia nervosa.

@article{McCormick2008ImplicationsOS,
  title={Implications of starvation-induced change in right dorsal anterior cingulate volume in anorexia nervosa.},
  author={Laurie M. McCormick and Pamela K Keel and Michael C. Brumm and Wayne A. Bowers and Victor W. Swayze and Arnold E. Andersen and Nancy Andreasen},
  journal={The International journal of eating disorders},
  year={2008},
  volume={41 7},
  pages={
          602-10
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Converging evidence suggests a role for the anterior cingulate cortex (ACC) in the pathophysiology of anorexia nervosa (AN). This study sought to determine whether ACC volume was affected by starvation in active AN and, if so, whether this had any clinical significance. METHOD Eighteen patients with active AN and age- and gender-matched normal controls underwent magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Sixteen patients (89%) with AN had intelligence quotients (IQ) testing at intake, 14 (78… CONTINUE READING
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