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Articles by Amanda C. Welch in JoVE
Assessing Activity-based Anorexia in Mice Amanda C. Welch1, William R. Katzka1,2, Stephanie C. Dulawa1 1Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, 2University of California, Los Angeles Mice individually housed with a running wheel while given limited access to food develop reductions in food consumption and increase activity on the running wheel. This experimental phenomenon is called activity-based anorexia. This paradigm provides an experimental tool for studying the neurobiology and behaviors underlying aspects of anorexia nervosa.