Parahippocampal activation evoked by masked traumatic images in posttraumatic stress disorder: a functional MRI study.

@article{Sakamoto2005ParahippocampalAE,
  title={Parahippocampal activation evoked by masked traumatic images in posttraumatic stress disorder: a functional MRI study.},
  author={Hideshi Sakamoto and Rin Fukuda and Tomoyuki Okuaki and Mark Rogers and Kiyoto Kasai and Toru Machida and Ichiro Shirouzu and Hidenori Yamasue and Tsuyoshi Akiyama and Nobumasa Kato},
  journal={NeuroImage},
  year={2005},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={813-21}
}
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has been widely studied, but its neural mechanism is still unclear. The purpose of this study is to identify dysfunctional areas in PTSD throughout the whole brain to help to elucidate the neural mechanisms of PTSD. Sixteen patients with PTSD and sixteen healthy controls participated in this study. Traumatic images under perceptual threshold including scenes of earthquakes, traffic accidents, ambulances, emergency rooms, and crimes were presented to the… CONTINUE READING

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