While neurobiological studies have focused primarily on DSM-IV Axis I disorders, there is an emerging neurobiology of personality disorders. Specifi c neurocircuitry alterations have been identifi ed as the biological underpinnings of the dimensional traits that underlie personality disorders. In this chapter, we review the most signifi cant neuroimaging fi ndings using PET and SPECT in relation to personality disorders and dimensions.
|Title of host publication||PET and SPECT in Psychiatry|
|Publisher||Springer Berlin Heidelberg|
|Number of pages||22|
|State||Published - 1 Jan 2014|