This second edition volume expands on the previous edition with discussions on the latest techniques and animal models used to study eating disorders, and the characterizations of behaviors and neurochemical alterations associated with them. Chapters in this book cover different contributing factors of eating disorders and explore topics such as highlight processed food and binge eating; predicting and classifying rates prone to overeating fat; artificial sweeteners in animal models of binge eating; clinical and preclinical bariatric surgery approaches to studying obesity; anorexia and undereating; and food-anticipatory activity in rat models and its underlying mechanisms. In the Neuromethods series style, chapters include the kind of detail and key advice from the specialists needed to get successful results in your laboratory.
Cutting-edge and practical, Animal Models of Eating Disorders, Second Edition is a valuable resource for any researchers interested in learning more about this important and developing field.
Includes cutting-edge methods and protocols
Provides step-by-step detail essential for reproducible results
Contains key noted and implementation advice from the experts