Shocking the Brain—A Potential Treatment for Anorexia? Researchers stimulated the reward center of the brain in anorexic women for up to 2 years using an implant. Results showed weight gain in 12/28 women, along with improvements in their mental health

Researchers stimulated the reward center of the brain in anorexic women for up to 2 years. Results showed weight gain in anorexic women who starved themselves, and improvements in their mental health.