Size abnormalities of the superior parietal cortices are related to dissociation in borderline personality disorder.

@article{Irle2007SizeAO,
  title={Size abnormalities of the superior parietal cortices are related to dissociation in borderline personality disorder.},
  author={E. Irle and Claudia Lange and Godehard Weniger and Ulrich Sachsse},
  journal={Psychiatry research},
  year={2007},
  volume={156 2},
  pages={139-49}
}
Recent evidence suggests that borderline personality disorder (BPD) is related to reduced size of the parietal lobe. Dissociative symptoms occur in the majority of individuals with BPD. Structural magnetic resonance imaging (3D-MRI) was used to assess volumes of the superior (precuneus, postcentral gyrus) and inferior parietal cortices in 30 young women with BPD who had been exposed to severe childhood sexual and physical abuse and 25 healthy control subjects. Compared with control subjects… CONTINUE READING