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What have we learned over the past several decades about this illness? We hear from author Carrie Arnold.

Treating anorexia, which is characterised by self-starvation and an inability to maintain an adequate body weight, seems absurdly simple on the surface: just eat and gain weight. But we know it's not this simple, because anorexia is the deadliest of all psychiatric disorders. What have we learned over the past several decades about the neuroscience behind this illness? How can we use this knowledge to treat anorexia, particularly in adults?

Hosted by Dr Buddhini Samarasinghe and produced in partnership with Science on Google+. Recorded on Friday 8 April 2016.

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