Effects of personal space intrusion in affective contexts: an fMRI investigation with women suffering from borderline personality disorder.

@article{Schienle2015EffectsOP,
  title={Effects of personal space intrusion in affective contexts: an fMRI investigation with women suffering from borderline personality disorder.},
  author={Anne Schienle and Albert Wabnegger and Florian Schoengassner and Verena Leutgeb},
  journal={Social cognitive and affective neuroscience},
  year={2015},
  volume={10 10},
  pages={1424-8}
}
The amygdala and the parietal cortex play a key role in the neural representation of personal space. Although the concept of personal space is clinically very relevant for borderline personality disorder (BPD), especially in affective contexts, it has not been investigated thus far with functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). In this fMRI study, 25… CONTINUE READING