Neuroimaging Studies of Violence and Antisocial Behavior

@article{Hoptman2003NeuroimagingSO,
  title={Neuroimaging Studies of Violence and Antisocial Behavior},
  author={Matthew J. Hoptman},
  journal={Journal of Psychiatric Practice},
  year={2003},
  volume={9},
  pages={265-278}
}
  • M. Hoptman
  • Published 1 July 2003
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Psychiatric Practice
The neurobiological basis of violence and antisocial behavior is poorly understood. Lesion studies have implicated the frontal and temporal lobes in such phenomena. Recent neuroimaging studies have provided more detailed information on the neurobiological correlates of violence and antisocial behavior. Moreover, the results of such imaging studies extend findings from prior lesion studies. These results suggest that violent and antisocial behavior is associated with disruptions in… 
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