Regional differences of the prefrontal cortex in pediatric PTSD: an MRI study

@article{Richert2006RegionalDO,
  title={Regional differences of the prefrontal cortex in pediatric PTSD: an MRI study},
  author={Katherine Ann Richert and Victor G. Carri{\'o}n and Asya Karchemskiy and Allan L. Reiss},
  journal={Depression and Anxiety},
  year={2006},
  volume={23}
}
Previous studies have revealed altered structural development of the frontal lobes and prefrontal cortex (PFC) in children with symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This study is the first to provide a detailed structural analysis of the PFC in children with and without PTSD symptoms. We compared gray and white matter volume in four subregions of the PFC between said groups, then explored whether volume was associated with PTSD symptom severity and functional impairment. PFC… 
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