Brain imaging and psychotherapy: methodological considerations and practical implications

@article{Linden2008BrainIA,
  title={Brain imaging and psychotherapy: methodological considerations and practical implications},
  author={David E J Linden},
  journal={European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience},
  year={2008},
  volume={258},
  pages={71-75}
}
The development of psychotherapy has been based on psychological theories and clinical effects. However, an investigation of the neurobiological mechanisms of psychological interventions is also needed in order to improve indication and prognosis, inform the choice of parallel pharmacotherapy, provide outcome measures and potentially even aid the development of new treatment protocols. This neurobiological investigation can be informed by animal models, for example of learning and conditioning… CONTINUE READING
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