Brain structure and joint hypermobility: relevance to the expression of psychiatric symptoms

@inproceedings{Eccles2012BrainSA,
  title={Brain structure and joint hypermobility: relevance to the expression of psychiatric symptoms},
  author={Jessica A. Eccles and Felix D. C. C. Beacher and Marcus A. Gray and Catherine L. Jones and Ludovico Minati and Neil A. Harrison and Hugo D. Critchley},
  booktitle={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  year={2012}
}
Joint hypermobility is overrepresented among people with anxiety and can be associated with abnormal autonomic reactivity. We tested for associations between regional cerebral grey matter and hypermobility in 72 healthy volunteers using voxel-based morphometry of structural brain scans. Strikingly, bilateral amygdala volume distinguished those with from… CONTINUE READING