Food smells activate impulse areas of the brain linked with obsessive-compulsive disorder in obese children

November 24, 2015

The area of the brain associated with impulsivity and the development of obsessive-compulsive disorder is activated in obese children when introduced to food smells, according to a study being presented next week at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America.

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Food smells activate impulse areas of the brain linked with obsessive-compulsive disorder in obese children
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The area of the brain associated with impulsivity and the development of obsessive-compulsive disorder is a...