Dopamine D2 receptor density and personal detachment in healthy subjects.

  title={Dopamine D2 receptor density and personal detachment in healthy subjects.},
  author={Almut Breier and L P Kestler and Caleb M. Adler and Igor Elman and N Wiesenfeld and Anil K. Malhotra and David Pickar},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  volume={155 10},
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between the personality trait involving personal detachment and dopamine D2 receptor specific binding in healthy subjects. METHOD Eighteen adult subjects completed the Karolinska Scales of Personality and the Tridimensional Personality Questionnaire and participated in a study that used [11C]raclopride positron emission tomography (PET) to quantify striatal D2 receptor binding. RESULTS A significant relationship was found… CONTINUE READING

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