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Mapping Mood: An Evolving Emphasis on Frontal-Limbic Interactions

Helen S. Mayberg

in Principles of Frontal Lobe Function

Published in print August 2002 | ISBN: 9780195134971
Published online May 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199864157 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134971.003.0024
Mapping Mood: An Evolving Emphasis on Frontal-Limbic Interactions

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This chapter focuses on the use of various imaging techniques to elucidate the functional neuroanatomical substrates mediating normal and abnormal mood states. It is in this framework that a model of depression, emphasizing disruption of frontal-subcortical circuits, is discussed.

Keywords: moods; depression; frontal-limbic dysregulation; imaging; mood states

Chapter.  10121 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neuroscience

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