Neuroanatomical aspects of cognitive-behavioural therapy response in obsessive-compulsive disorder. An evolving perspective on brain and behaviour.

@article{Schwartz1998NeuroanatomicalAO,
  title={Neuroanatomical aspects of cognitive-behavioural therapy response in obsessive-compulsive disorder. An evolving perspective on brain and behaviour.},
  author={Jamie McElrath Schwartz},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry. Supplement},
  year={1998},
  volume={35},
  pages={38-44}
}
BACKGROUND Recent research has demonstrated that cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) can systematically modify cerebral metabolic activity in a manner which is significantly related to clinical outcome. METHOD A substantial body of research is reviewed which supports an involvement of neural circuitry connecting the orbitofrontal cortex, cingulate gyrus and basal ganglia in the expression of the symptoms of OCD. RESULTS Data are presented which expand… CONTINUE READING