Brain perfusion SPECT in impulsivity-related personality disorders.

  title={Brain perfusion SPECT in impulsivity-related personality disorders.},
  author={Ingeborg Goethals and Kurt R Audenaert and Filip Jacobs and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}rique van den Eynde and Katrien Bernagie and Anna Kolindou and Myriam Vervaet and Rudi A. Dierckx and Cees van Heeringen},
  journal={Behavioural brain research},
  volume={157 1},
BACKGROUND Impulsive behaviours in patients with cluster B personality disorders are associated with low glucose metabolism and regional cerebral blood flow in the frontal cortex and subcortical structures. The aim of this study is to confirm the presence of a particular pattern of brain perfusion in a sample of borderline (BPD) and anti-social personality disorder (ASPD) patients using brain perfusion single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT). METHODS A brain perfusion SPECT study… CONTINUE READING