Quantitative frontal and temporal structural MRI studies in personality-disordered offenders and control subjects.

@article{Dolan2002QuantitativeFA,
  title={Quantitative frontal and temporal structural MRI studies in personality-disordered offenders and control subjects.},
  author={Mairead C. Dolan and John Francis William Deakin and Neil Roberts and Ian Muir Anderson},
  journal={Psychiatry research},
  year={2002},
  volume={116 3},
  pages={133-49}
}
High rates of temporal and frontal lobe dysfunction have been reported in neuropsychological and EEG studies of incarcerated personality-disordered (PD) offenders, but there have been few quantitative structural magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) studies. We investigated whether impulsive-aggressive male PD patients showed evidence of reduced brain volumes in frontal and temporal brain regions on MRI compared with healthy control subjects. All subjects were screened for axis I pathology and brain… CONTINUE READING

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