Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex Volumes Remained Unchanged in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder


Ozdemir H. , Atmaca M., Yildirim H., Gurok M. G.

KLINIK PSIKOFARMAKOLOJI BULTENI-BULLETIN OF CLINICAL PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY, vol.23, no.1, pp.8-13, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.5455/bcp.20120928030920
  • Title of Journal : KLINIK PSIKOFARMAKOLOJI BULTENI-BULLETIN OF CLINICAL PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.8-13

Abstract

Background:The dorsolateral prefrontal cortex (DLPFC) is an important prefrontal section of cortex, associated with executive functions, attention, nonverbal memory, and visuospatial skills, which have been reported to be disabled in OCD. In addition, neurochemical alterations of the DLPFC have been reported in OCD.