Anterior cingulate volume reduction in adolescents with borderline personality disorder and co-morbid major depression.

@article{Goodman2011AnteriorCV,
  title={Anterior cingulate volume reduction in adolescents with borderline personality disorder and co-morbid major depression.},
  author={Marianne S. Goodman and Erin A. Hazlett and Jennifer B Avedon and Daniel R Siever and K. Chu and Antonia S. New},
  journal={Journal of psychiatric research},
  year={2011},
  volume={45 6},
  pages={
          803-7
        }
}
Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a serious illness characterized by emotional dysregulation, impulsivity, and impaired interpersonal relationships. Prior work shows the anterior cingulate gyrus (ACG)-a region primarily involved in assessing the salience of emotional information and regulating emotional responses--is smaller in adults with BPD. We tested the hypothesis that, similar to adults, adolescents with BPD would have reduced Brodmann area (BA)-24 volume. Thirteen adolescent… CONTINUE READING
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