EEG theta activity and pain insensitivity in self-injurious borderline patients.

@article{Russ1999EEGTA,
  title={EEG theta activity and pain insensitivity in self-injurious borderline patients.},
  author={Mark J. Russ and Stephen S Campbell and Tatsu Kakuma and Kelly Harrison and E Zanine},
  journal={Psychiatry research},
  year={1999},
  volume={89 3},
  pages={201-14}
}
The principal aim of this study was to investigate possible neurophysiological underpinnings of self-injurious behavior in women with borderline personality disorder (BPD). Pain report and EEG power spectrum density during a laboratory pain procedure, a 4-min 10 degrees C cold pressor test (CPT), were compared among four groups; female inpatients with BPD who do (BPD-P group, n = 22) and do not (BPD-NP group, n = 19) report pain during self-injury, female inpatients with major depression (n… CONTINUE READING