“The Impact of Oxytocin on the Neurobiology of Anorexia Nervosa”
This study will use a randomized, controlled, double-blind design involving the administration of intranasal oxytocin (INOT) or placebo to adults with anorexia nervosa, restricting subtype and age-matched controls prior to neuroimaging to assess the impact on frontolimbic brain activity in response to socioemotional stimuli as well as eating behavior in a test meal paradigm.
Biological - Intranasal oxytocin
oxytocin is a peptide hormone that influences social affiliation
Investigating the Impact of Oxytocin on the Neurobiological Underpinnings of Socioemotional Deficits in Anorexia Nervosa