Brain structural correlates of alexithymia in patients with major depressive disorder

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Summary of "Brain structural correlates of alexithymia in patients with major depressive disorder"

Alexithymia is a risk factor for major depressive disorder (MDD) and has been associated with diminished treatment response. Neuroimaging studies have revealed structural aberrations of the anterior cingulate cortex and the fusiform gyrus in healthy controls with high levels of alexithymia. The present study tried to corroborate and extend these results to patients with MDD compared with healthy controls.


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Name: Journal of psychiatry & neuroscience : JPN
ISSN: 1488-2434
Pages: 190044


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