Focal cerebral blood flow change during craving for alcohol measured by SPECT.

Abstract

To test the hypothesis that craving for alcohol in the alcohol-dependent individual is mediated by a limbic circuit involving the caudate nuclei, regional cerebral blood flow was measured with [99mTc]HMPAO SPECT during control and craving conditions in 9 alcohol-dependent subjects. In all subjects, blood flow in the head of the right caudate nucleus… (More)

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@article{Modell1995FocalCB, title={Focal cerebral blood flow change during craving for alcohol measured by SPECT.}, author={Jack G. Modell and James M. Mountz}, journal={The Journal of neuropsychiatry and clinical neurosciences}, year={1995}, volume={7 1}, pages={15-22} }