Nature Against Nurture: Calcification in the Right Thalamus in a Young Man with Anorexia Nervosa and Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder

  title={Nature Against Nurture: Calcification in the Right Thalamus in a Young Man with Anorexia Nervosa and Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder},
  author={Rupert Conrad and Ingo Wegener and Franziska Geiser and Katrin Imbierowicz and Reinhard Liedtke},
  journal={CNS Spectrums},
  pages={906 - 910}
ABSTRACT This report describes the case of a young man with a large calcification in the right thalamus that was first diagnosed at 9 years of age. Case history reveals specific eating rituals and other obsessive-compulsive personality traits during the patient's childhood and adolescence, fulfilling diagnostic criteria of obsessive-compulsive personality disorder. After a critical life event the patient develops anorexia nervosa. We suggest that our case and further literature provide evidence… 
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