A functional neuroanatomy of hallucinations in schizophrenia

  title={A functional neuroanatomy of hallucinations in schizophrenia},
  author={D. Silbersweig and E. Stern and C. Frith and C. Cahill and A. Holmes and S. Grootoonk and J. Seaward and P. Mckenna and S. E. Chua and L. Schnorr and T. Jones and R. Frackowiak},
  • D. Silbersweig, E. Stern, +9 authors R. Frackowiak
  • Published 1995
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Nature
  • HALLUCINATIONS, perceptions in the absence of external stimuli, are prominent among the core symptoms of schizophrenia. The neural correlates of these brief, involuntary experiences are not well understood, and have not been imaged selectively. We have used new positron emission tomography (PET) methods1,2 to study the brain state associated with the occurrence of hallucinations in six schizophrenic patients. Here we present a group study of five patients with classic auditory verbal… CONTINUE READING
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