Time course of regional brain activity accompanying auditory verbal hallucinations in schizophrenia.

@article{Hoffman2011TimeCO,
  title={Time course of regional brain activity accompanying auditory verbal hallucinations in schizophrenia.},
  author={Ralph E. Hoffman and Brian Pittman and Robert Todd Constable and Zubin Bhagwagar and Michelle Hampson},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  year={2011},
  volume={198 4},
  pages={
          277-83
        }
}
BACKGROUND The pathophysiology of auditory verbal hallucinations remains poorly understood. AIMS To characterise the time course of regional brain activity leading to auditory verbal hallucinations. METHOD During functional magnetic resonance imaging, 11 patients with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder signalled auditory verbal hallucination events by pressing a button. To control for effects of motor behaviour, regional activity associated with hallucination events was scaled… CONTINUE READING