Brain and Behavior Research Foundation

Webinar Recap: Imaging the “Social Brain” Aids Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa

At the core of anorexia nervosa is one of our most basic bodily needs, nourishment. People with the eating disorder are unable to nourish themselves and become severely underweight, which makes anorexia nervosa unique among psychiatric illnesses, explains 2012 Young Investigator Carrie J. McAdams, M.D., Ph.D., of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, in a recent Brain & Behavior Research Foundation-hosted webinar.