The Neurobiology of "Food Addiction" | Eric Zorrilla, PhD
Many practitioners are unaware of the current prevalence of "food addiction" and its comorbidity with other disorders. Many practitioners are also unaware of similarities in behavioral and neurobiological aspects of "food addiction" on the one hand to recognized addictions to substances of abuse on the other. Finally, many practitioners may also be unaware of criteria that can distinguish uncomplicated overeating or obesity from "food addiction." The present presentation seeks to address these practice gaps.
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- Addiction medicine specialists who want an overview of the latest developments in the field and their relevance to clinical practice
- Primary care clinicians who want to get a better understanding of addiction and manage patients with addictions in their practice
- Public health officials who want an understanding of the current state of addiction treatment
- Non-physicians who are involved in the treatment of addiction
- Translate animal model findings on the neurobiology of food addiction to clinical practice.
- Differentiate uncomplicated overeating or obesity from compulsive food addiction.
Eric Zorrilla, PhD, Associate Professor , The Scripps Research Institute, University of California-San Diego
Dr. Zorrilla has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
|Sharone Abramowitz, MD||No relevant financial Relationship to disclose|
|Anthony Albanese, MD, FASAM||No relevant financial Relationship to disclose|
|Chwen-Yuen (Angie) Chen, MD||No relevant financial Relationship to disclose|
|Helen Py Driscoll, MD||No relevant financial Relationship to disclose|
|Murtuza Ghadiali, MD||No relevant financial Relationship to disclose|
|Anna Lembke, MD||No relevant financial Relationship to disclose|
|Claudia Landau, MD||No relevant financial Relationship to disclose|
|Jean Marsters, MD||No relevant financial Relationship to disclose|
|Thomas Meeks, MD||No relevant financial Relationship to disclose|
|Ingeborg Schafhalter-Zoppoth, MD||No relevant financial Relationship to disclose|
- 0.75 AMA Category 1