Selective attention and auditory event-related potentials in somatization disorder.

@article{James1989SelectiveAA,
  title={Selective attention and auditory event-related potentials in somatization disorder.},
  author={Laura R. James and Evian Gordon and C Kraiuhin and Russell Ainslie Meares},
  journal={Comprehensive psychiatry},
  year={1989},
  volume={30 1},
  pages={84-9}
}
Janet suggested a disorder of attention was fundamental to hysteria. This idea was investigated in this study by examining mismatch negativity (MMN), which depends upon a subtraction of cortical potentials evoked by background stimuli from those evoked by target stimuli. Ten patients with somatization disorder (SMD) were compared with ten normal individuals… CONTINUE READING