The Neuroscience of Eating Disorders

The Neuroscience of Eating Disorders

Food is a basic necessity of life – we literally can’t live without it. But our relationship with food can be…complicated. So the existence of eating disorders isn’t really that surprising. Hey there! I’m Alie Astrocyte, and in this episode of Neuro Transmissions, we’re going to get a little bit heavy. Eating disorders are a…

Eating Disorders: Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia & Binge Eating Disorder

Eating Disorders: Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia & Binge Eating Disorder

Eating Disorders are a collection of psychiatric conditions that involve abnormal eating habits associated with physical and/or psychological problems. There are many causes of abnormal eating habits, but if the situation is better explained by another medical problem it is not classified as an eating disorder. For example, a depressed patient who loses their appetite…