Functional abnormality of the prefrontal cortex in posttraumatic stress disorder: Psychophysiology and treatment studies assessed by near-infrared spectroscopy

Description

A growing number of functional neuroimaging studies on PTSD have described the abnormal response of amygdala and prefrontal cortex to traumatic stimuli. Abnormal activation of some parts of the prefrontal cortex might possibly be involved in the pathophysiology of PTSD. [Adapted from Text, pp. 235-236]TOPICS TREATED: Near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS); NIRS studies in PTSD; Neuroimaging studies of treatment in PTSD (Selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitor [SSRI] and Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing [EMDR).

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Book Section

Language

English

Author(s)

Toshiyuki Ohtani
Koji Matsuo

Original Work Citation

Ohtani, T., & Matsuo, K. (2006). Functional abnormality of the prefrontal cortex in posttraumatic stress disorder: Psychophysiology and treatment studies assessed by near-infrared spectroscopy. In N. Kato, M. Kawata, & R. K. Pitman (Eds.), PTSD: Brain mechanisms and clinical implications (pp. 235-245). Tokyo: Springer-Verlag

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“Functional abnormality of the prefrontal cortex in posttraumatic stress disorder: Psychophysiology and treatment studies assessed by near-infrared spectroscopy,” Francine Shapiro Library, accessed October 28, 2020, https://emdria.omeka.net/items/show/17492.

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