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Editorial Volume 7 Issue 5

Food Related Brain Activation in patients with Psychological Disorders

Mojtaba Barzegar1*, Qurat Ul Ain Muhammad2* and Beyzanur Ceran3

11Associate Medical Physicist, Radiation Oncology department, National Center for Cancer Care and Research (NCCCR), Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar
2Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), Rawalpindi Medical University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
3Medical Student, Ankara Yildirim Beyazit University, Ankara, Turkey

*Corresponding Author: Mojtaba Barzegar, Associate Medical Physicist, Radiation Oncology department, National Center for Cancer Care and Research (NCCCR), Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar.

Received: March 16, 2023; Published: April 01, 2023


Food-related brain activation is a term used for the alterations in brain activity that occurs in response to food cues, such as the sight or smell of food. Whenever a person sees, smells, or tastes food, a complex network of neural circuits is stimulated; this releases neurotransmitters such as dopamine and opioids [1]. These neural circuits are interconnections between several areas of the brain that are involved in processing food cues such as the prefrontal cortex, insula, amygdala, hippocampus, and striatum [2].


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Citation: Mojtaba Barzegar., et al. “Food Related Brain Activation in patients with Psychological Disorders".Acta Scientific Nutritional Health 7.5 (2023): 01-02.


Copyright: © 2023 Mojtaba Barzegar., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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