Table 1

MRI studies included in the global meta-analyses (n = 7)
Study Sample
Author: Type of eating disorder Eating disorder Controls
n Age (years) n Age (years)
1 Suchan et al., 2010 Anorexia nervosa 15 26.8 ± 8.4 15 29.5 ± 8.2
15 female 15 female
2 Gaudio et al., 2011 Anorexia nervosa in adolescents 16 15.2 ± 1.7 16 15.1 ± 1.5
16 female 16 female
3 Boghi et al., 2011 (A) Anorexia nervosa, patients with shorter disease duration 10 21.4 ± 2.5 13 22.85 ± 1.46
10 female 13 female
3 Boghi et al., 2011 (B) Anorexia nervosa, patients with longer disease duration 11 35.9 ± 9.3 14 38.2 ± 5.1
11 female 14 female
4 Castro-Fornieles et al., 2009 Adolescent anorexia nervosa 12 14.5 ± 1.5 9 14.6 ± 3.2
11 female 8 female
1 male 1 male
5 Swayze et al., 2002 Anorexia nervosa (men and women) 18 25.1 ± 7.3 18 26.0 ± 7.6
12 female 12 female
6 male 6 male
6 Roberto et al., 2011 Anorexia nervosa 32 26.9 ± 6.4 21 25.0 ± 3.2
32 female 21 female
7 Friederich et al., 2012 Anorexia nervosa 12 24.3 ± 6.2 14 25.6 ± 3.7
12 female 14 female
126 120

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