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Table 2 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 low level baseline (LLB)’

From: Brain responses to body image stimuli but not food are altered in women with bulimia nervosa

  p-value Brodmann area Talairach coordinates Cluster size (voxels)
People with BN (n = 21)     
Food > LLB     
L Superior Frontal Gyrus 0.004 BA 9 x = -3.6; y = 55.6; z = 29.7 46
L Medial Frontal Gyrus 0.003 BA 8 x = 0.0; y = 25.9; z = 36.3 59
L Lingual Gyrus <0.001 BA 17 x = -14.4; y = -85.2; z = 0.0 1357
LLB > Food     
R Cerebellum, Culmen 0.002 - x = 7.2; y = -37.4; z = -23.1 3657
HCs (n = 23)     
Food > LLB     
L Medial Frontal Gyrus < 0.001 BA 6 x = -3.6; y = 11.1; z = 42.9 705
R Cuneus < 0.001 BA 17 x = 21.7; y = -77.8; z = 9.9 1825
LLB > Food     
L Cingulate Gyrus 0.001 BA 24 x = -18.1; y = 3.7; z = 29.7 87
L Cerebellum < 0.001 - x = -7.2; y = -51.9; z = -23.1 6033
People with BN (n = 21) vs HCs (n = 23) (food vs LLB contrast)  
People with BN > HCs     
L Cuneus < 0.001 BA17 x = 21.7; y = 77.7; z = 8.3 208
R Cuneus < 0.001 BA17 x = -21.7; y = 77.7; z = 8.3 333
HCs > People with BN     
None     
  1. The Talairach coordinates indicate the location of the peak voxel within each cluster.