Gray-matter relationships to diagnostic and transdiagnostic features of drug and behavioral addictions.

@article{Yip2018GraymatterRT,
  title={Gray-matter relationships to diagnostic and transdiagnostic features of drug and behavioral addictions.},
  author={Sarah W. Yip and Patrick D. Worhunsky and Jiansong Xu and Kristen Paula Morie and R. Todd Constable and Robert Malison and Kathleen M. Carroll and Marc N. Potenza},
  journal={Addiction biology},
  year={2018},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={394-402}
}
Alterations in neural structure have been reported in both cocaine-use disorder and gambling disorder, separately, suggesting similarities across addiction diagnoses. Individual variation in neural structure has also been associated with impulsivity, a dimensional construct implicated in addictions. This study combines categorical (diagnosis-based) and dimensional (transdiagnostic) approaches to identify neural structural alterations linked to addiction subtypes and trait impulsivity… CONTINUE READING