Table 3

Body image paradigm: group map activations in the bulimia nervosa (BN) and healthy control (HC) groups, and between-group differences in brain activation patterns for the contrast ‘body image vs low level baseline (LLB)’
Hemisphere Brodmann area (BA) Talairach coordinates Cluster size (voxels)
People with BN
Body image > LLB
R Middle frontal gyrus < 0.001 BA9 x = 50.7; y = 7.4; z = 36.3 189
R Thalamus (pulvinar) 0.005 x = 25.3; y = -29.6; z = 3.3 42
L Inferior parietal lobe 0.004 BA40 x = -39.7; y = -40.7; z = 42.9 76
R Cerebellum, declive < 0.001 x = 36.1; y = -55.6; z = -16.5 2259
LLB > Body image
L Middle frontal gyrus < 0.001 BA8 x = -28.9; y = 18.5; z = 42.9 689
R Frontal paracentral lobule < 0.001 BA5 x = 18.1; y = -37; z = 49.5 410
R Cerebellum, culmen < 0.001 x = 3.6; y = -40.7; z = -19.8 2706
HCs
Body image > LLB
R Middle frontal gyrus < 0.001 BA9 x = 43.3; y = 11.1; z = 23.1 216
L Inferior frontal gyrus 0.005 BA6 x = -43.3; y = 0.0; z = 33.0 65
R Superior frontal gyrus 0.001 BA9 x = 3.6; y = 59.3; z = 33.0 158
R Inferior occipital 0.002 BA19 x = 39.7; y = -7.0; z = -6.6 2546
LLB > Body image
L Cerebellum, culmen 0.002 x = -10.8; y = -44.4; z = -19.8 8199
People with BN vs HCs
People with BN > HCs
R Insula 0.002 BA13 x = 36.1; y = -18.5; z = -16.5 103
L Cerebellum, anterior lobe 0.003 x = -3.6; y = -55.6; z = -23.1 103
HCs > People with BN
R Fusiform gyrus < 0.001 BA37 x = 39.7; y = -66.7; z = -13.2 288
L Middle occipital cortex < 0.001 BA19 x = 46.9; y = -63.0; z = -9.9 156
L Parietal cortex, precuneus 0.006 BA7 x = -21.7; y = -59.3; z = 39.6 47
R Parietal cortex, precuneus 0.006 BA7 x = 25.3; y = -55.6; z = 46.2 42

The Talairach coordinates indicate the location of the peak voxel within each cluster.

Van den Eynde et al.

Van den Eynde et al. BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:302   doi:10.1186/1471-244X-13-302

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