Inversion of the hemispheric laterality of the anterior cingulate gyrus in schizophrenics.

@article{Albanese1995InversionOT,
  title={Inversion of the hemispheric laterality of the anterior cingulate gyrus in schizophrenics.},
  author={Alfonso M. Albanese and Alicia B. Merlo and Tom{\'a}s Andr{\'e}s Mascitti and E B Tornese and Eyda Gomez and V Konopka and Eduardo Francisco Albanese},
  journal={Biological psychiatry},
  year={1995},
  volume={38 1},
  pages={13-21}
}
The anterior cingulate gyrus (acg) is involved in mechanisms of attention and emotion, where the right hemisphere is considered to be dominant. One of the models for neuropsychological dysfunction in schizophrenia suggests an impairment in the balance of lateralized functions. Fourteen adult human female brains, having no macroscopic lesions, were used in this study. Seven brains came from female patients with clinical diagnoses of residual schizophrenia (DSM-III-R; APA 1987). Seven female… CONTINUE READING

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