Over the past two decades, there has been an emerging interest in the neurobiology of personality disorders. Specific neurocircuitry alterations have been identified as the biological underpinnings of the dimensional traits that underlie personality disorders. In this chapter we review the most significant neuroimaging findings using PET and SPECT in relation to personality disorders and dimensions.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPET and SPECT in Psychiatry
Subtitle of host publicationSecond Edition
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages32
ISBN (Electronic)9783030572310
ISBN (Print)9783030572303
StatePublished - 14 Dec 2020


  • Affective dysregulation
  • Aggression
  • Antisocial personality disorder
  • Borderline personality disorder
  • Dimensions
  • Personality disorders
  • Schizotypal personality disorder
  • Traits


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