Table 4

Food 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 ‘food vs non-food’
p-value Brodmann area (BA) Talairach coordinates Cluster size (voxels)
People with BN
Food > Non-Food
R Lingual Gyrus < 0.001 18 x = 14.4; y = -81.5; z = -9.9 710
R Thalamus (Pulivinar) < 0.001 - x = 10.8; y = -22.2; z = -6.6 68
R Anterior Cingulate < 0.001 32 x = 3.6; y = 44.4; z = 6.6 203
Non-Food > Food
R Cerebellum, Culmen < 0.001 - x = 10.8; y = -33.3; z = -13.2 191
L Precuneus < 0.001 7 x = -3.6; y = -55.6; z = 29.7 40
R Middle Temporal Gyrus 0.002 21 x = 50.6; y = 0.0; z = -19.8 1578
L Middle Temporal Gyrus < 0.001 37 x = -50.6; y = -55.6; z = 3.3 2063
HCs
Food > Non-Food
L Frontal Subcallosal Gyrus 0.002 34 x = 21.7; y = 3.7; z = -9.9 80
R Middle Frontal Gyrus 0.004 46 x = 43.3; y = 37.0; z = 19.8 54
R Lingual Gyrus < 0.001 18 x = 14.4; y = -85.2; z = -3.3 1061
R Superior Parietal Lobule 0.002 7 x = 28.9; y = -55.6; z = 42.9 109
R Middle Frontal Gyrus 0.002 6 x = 43.3; y = 3.7; z = 46.2 72
L Frontal Superior Gyrus 0.001 8 x = -21.7; y = 25.9; z = 49.5 169
Non-Food > Food
L Middle Frontal Gyrus 0.001 11 x = -43.3; y = 48.2; z = -13.2 45
L Caudate (Body) 0.002 - x = -14.4; y = -14.8; z = 3.1 67
L Superior Temporal Gyrus < 0.001 22 x = -36.1; y = -48.2; z = 9.9 3398
L Middle Frontal Gyrus < 0.001 46 x = -39.7; y = 25.9; z = 16.5 513
People with BN vs HCs
People with BN > HCs
None
HCs > People with BN
None

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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