ERIC Number: EJ820960
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Nov
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Integrating Functional Brain Neuroimaging and Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience in Child Psychiatry Research
Pavuluri, Mani N.; Sweeney, John A.
Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, v47 n11 p1273 Nov 2008
The use of cognitive neuroscience and functional brain neuroimaging to understand brain dysfunction in pediatric psychiatric disorders is discussed. Results show that bipolar youths demonstrate impairment in affective and cognitive neural systems and in these two circuits' interface. Implications for the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders are also examined.
Descriptors: Brain, Radiology, Neurological Organization, Cognitive Science, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Children, Mental Disorders, Psychological Patterns, Cognitive Processes
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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