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Alimentazione: dalla fisiologia all'inconscio. Una prospettiva neuroscientifica accompagnata da immagini letterarie


Abstract


Eating, quintessence of biopsychosocial behavior, is determined by multiple factors tied to different motivational systems. Therefore, a multiplicity of intertwined perspectives is necessary and psychiatry, “frontier science”, is particularly suitable to study human eating, taking also into account other cultural and scientific approaches. As a result of the recent socio-cultural transformations the relationship with food assumed specific pathological features, unknown in the past, ranging from extreme appetite to inflexible refusal to eat. Creating a path from physiology to the unconscious, reward systems, relational meanings of eating, and the unconscious symbol of food will be discussed.


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Food, Eating Disorders, Neuroscience

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13135/2281-6658/1996

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