Taste reactivity deficit in anorexia nervosa.

  title={Taste reactivity deficit in anorexia nervosa.},
  author={Csaba Szalay and Ildik{\'o} Abrah{\'a}m and Szil{\'a}rd Papp and G{\'a}bor Tak{\'a}cs and Bal{\'a}zs Luk{\'a}ts and Agnes G{\'a}ti and Zolt{\'a}n Kar{\'a}di},
  journal={Psychiatry and clinical neurosciences},
  volume={64 4},
AIM Anorexia nervosa is a complex psychiatric disorder posing a rapidly increasing burden on modern societies. Our purpose was to clarify perceptual-motivational aspects of gustatory disturbances in the disease. METHODS A taste reactivity test, with the use of all five primary qualities in two concentrations, was performed in restrictive-type anorexic patients, and their hedonic evaluations were compared to those of age-matched healthy control subjects. RESULTS The patients gave… CONTINUE READING