The threat of a piece of pumpkin pie
People with anorexia nervosa may have an actual fear of food.
Strohmayer, A.J. 1998. Phobia to food stimuli characterize anorectic restrictors and not bulimics. Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience. November. Los Angeles.
Tannenbaum, B. 1998. Early life events may mediate developmental growth rates, food intake patterns and macronutrient preferences later in life. Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience. November. Los Angeles.
Alan J. Strohmayer
North Shore University Hospital
Department of Neurology
Manhasset, NY 11030
From Science News, Vol. 154, No. 23, December 5, 1998, p. 367. Copyright Ó 1998 by Science Service.
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