Neuroimaging in psychiatry

Patricia J. Pardo, Cheryl A. Olman, José V. Pardo

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The tools of neuroimaging and neurophysiology have recently made significant advances. Each technique delivers unique insights into the medical basis of neuropsychiatric disease. For these tools to augment personalized medicine, multiple neuroimaging and neurophysiological techniques must further mature while incorporating genomic information. This chapter is provided to create a foundation for understanding the major methods of neuroimaging and neurophysiology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Medical Basis of Psychiatry
Subtitle of host publicationFourth Edition
PublisherSpringer New York
Number of pages37
ISBN (Electronic)9781493925285
ISBN (Print)9781493925278
StatePublished - Jan 1 2016

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  • Computed tomography (CT)
  • Diffusion tensor imaging (DTI)
  • Electroencephalography (EEG)
  • Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI)
  • Magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS)
  • Magnetoencephalography (MEG)
  • Positron emission tomography (PET)
  • Single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT)


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