The nowadays most accepted hypothesis of the origin of mental diseases is an impaired connectivity between various brain areas. Magnetic resonance tractography reveals structural connectivities through neuronal fibers and resting state functional imaging allows one to visualize functional connectivities. The detection of the small signal changes needs the highest sensitivity and the magnetic resonance imaging scans must be repeated as fast as possible. Statistical evaluation and cross correlation of the signals in all voxels show synchrony of signal-level fluctuations even in remote brain areas. This makes it possible to establish brain networks. The most important of them are the default mode network, the salience network, and the central executive network. Applications to schizophrenia and depression will be discussed. In deep brain stimulation, the excitation, currently used for therapy of Parkinson’s disease, is now introduced for therapy of major depressive disorder and can be taylored to the necessary brain location.
Applied Magnetic Resonance – Springer Journals
Published: Mar 12, 2018
It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.
Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.
All for just $49/month
Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly
Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.
Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.
Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.
All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.
“Hi guys, I cannot tell you how much I love this resource. Incredible. I really believe you've hit the nail on the head with this site in regards to solving the research-purchase issue.”Daniel C.
“Whoa! It’s like Spotify but for academic articles.”@Phil_Robichaud
“I must say, @deepdyve is a fabulous solution to the independent researcher's problem of #access to #information.”@deepthiw
“My last article couldn't be possible without the platform @deepdyve that makes journal papers cheaper.”@JoseServera