Brain response correlates of decisional capacity in schizophrenia: a preliminary FMRI study.

@article{Eyler2007BrainRC,
  title={Brain response correlates of decisional capacity in schizophrenia: a preliminary FMRI study.},
  author={Lisa T. Eyler and Ryan K Olsen and Gauri V Nayak and Heline Mirzakhanian and Gregory Brown and Dilip V. Jeste},
  journal={The Journal of neuropsychiatry and clinical neurosciences},
  year={2007},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={137-44}
}
The capacity of schizophrenia patients to make decisions regarding research consent relates to neurocognition, but the exact nature of the relationship is unclear. The authors examined the correlation of scores on the MacArthur Competence Assessment Tool for Clinical Research with functional magnetic resonance imaging brain response during a verbal learning task. Understanding of a consent form correlated with activation of the right hippocampus during verbal learning and with brain response in… CONTINUE READING