101865: Serotonin transporter binding after recovery from bulimia nervosa
Volume 45, Issue 3
Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: http://www.ce-credit.com/courses/101865
About the Course:
Physiological and pharmacological studies indicate that altered brain serotonin (5-HT) activity could contribute to a susceptibility to develop appetitive and behavioural alterations that are characteristic of bulimia nervosa (BN).
Wiley Interscience Journal, International Journal of Eating Disorders
Rama Pichika PhD; Monte S. Buchsbaum, MD; Ursula Bailer, MD; Carl Hoh, MD; Alex DeCastro, MS; Bradley R. Buchsbaum, PhD; Walter Kaye, MD
This course is recommended for psychologists, nutrition counselors, neuroimaging researchers, neuroscientists, and dieticians who seek knowledge about eating disorders and the brain.
Describe the parts of the brain rich in the chemical messenger serotonin.
Identify typical serotonin transporter PET scans.
Assess potential links between pharmacotherapy of bulimia and brain imaging findings.
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