Default mode network connectivity as a predictor of post-traumatic stress disorder symptom severity in acutely traumatized subjects.

@article{Lanius2010DefaultMN,
  title={Default mode network connectivity as a predictor of post-traumatic stress disorder symptom severity in acutely traumatized subjects.},
  author={Ruth A. Lanius and Robyn L. Bluhm and Nick Coupland and Kathy M Hegadoren and Brian H. Rowe and Jean Th{\'e}berge and Richard W. J. Neufeld and Peter C. Williamson and Melanie L Brimson},
  journal={Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica},
  year={2010},
  volume={121 1},
  pages={33-40}
}
OBJECTIVE The goal of this study was to investigate the relationship between default mode network connectivity and the severity of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms in a sample of eleven acutely traumatized subjects. METHOD Participants underwent a 5.5 min resting functional magnetic resonance imaging scan. Brain areas whose activity positively correlated with that of the posterior cingulate/precuneus (PCC) were assessed. To assess the relationship between severity of PTSD… CONTINUE READING