The limbic system: an anatomic, phylogenetic, and clinical perspective.

  title={The limbic system: an anatomic, phylogenetic, and clinical perspective.},
  author={Michael S. Mega and Jeffrey L. Cummings and Stephen P. Salloway and Paul Malloy},
  journal={The Journal of neuropsychiatry and clinical neurosciences},
  volume={9 3},
The limbic system is the border zone where psychiatry meets neurology. The authors provide a model of limbic function that combines phylogenetic, anatomic, functional, and clinical data to interpret diseases relevant to neuropsychiatry. They provide evidence supporting two major divisions in the limbic system: a paleocortical division with the amygdala and orbitofrontal cortex at its center, and an archicortical division with the hippocampus and cingulate cortex at its center. The implicit… CONTINUE READING
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