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Twin study at Helsinki University in English

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Study of eating disorders and brain imaging

All twins suffering from eating disorders in Prevalence of eating disorders study have been asked to participate this study with their co-twin. The target is to research brain functions of twin pairs discordant to eating disorders with fMRI and SPECT brain imaging.

Some participants from Prevalence of eating disorders study have been asked to participate a study in which brain impulses caused by nutrion were measured using fMRI and SPECT brain imaging techniques.

MD Anu Koskela's dissertation of SPECT brain imaging study results

Anu Koskela: The brain serotonin transporter binding in young adults; methodological considerations and association with Bulimia Nervosa and acquired obesity. University of Helsinki, 2008. [read]

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