Psychopathy and functional magnetic resonance imaging blood oxygenation level-dependent responses to emotional faces in violent patients with schizophrenia.

@article{Dolan2009PsychopathyAF,
  title={Psychopathy and functional magnetic resonance imaging blood oxygenation level-dependent responses to emotional faces in violent patients with schizophrenia.},
  author={Mairead C. Dolan and Rachael S. Fullam},
  journal={Biological psychiatry},
  year={2009},
  volume={66 6},
  pages={570-7}
}
BACKGROUND Comorbidity between schizophrenia and psychopathy has been noted in violent patients in forensic settings. Both disorders are characterized by deficits in processing sad and fearful emotions, but there have been no imaging studies examining the impact of comorbid psychopathic traits on emotional information processing in violent patients with schizophrenia. We tested the hypothesis that violent patients with schizophrenia who had high psychopathy scores would show attenuated amygdala… CONTINUE READING
36 Citations
0 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 36 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…