Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Correlates of First-Episode Psychoses during Attentional and Memory Task Performance

  title={Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Correlates of First-Episode Psychoses during Attentional and Memory Task Performance},
  author={Antonio del Casale and Georgios Demetrios Kotzalidis and Chiara Rapinesi and Serena Sorice and Nicoletta Girardi and Stefano Ferracuti and Paolo Girardi},
  pages={22 - 31}
Background: The nature of the alteration of the response to cognitive tasks in first-episode psychosis (FEP) still awaits clarification. We used activation likelihood estimation, an increasingly used method in evaluating normal and pathological brain function, to identify activation changes in functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) studies of FEP during attentional and memory tasks. Methods: We included 11 peer-reviewed fMRI studies assessing FEP patients versus healthy controls (HCs… 
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