Topic

Addiction

Preliminary Investigation of the Impulsive and Neuroanatomical Characteristics of Compulsive Sexual Behavior

AUTHOR(S)

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PUBLISHED

2009 in Psychiatry Reseaerch, Vol. 174(2), pp. 146–151

KEY FINDINGS
  • CSB patients showed significantly more impulsivity on a behavioral task.
  • fMRI brain scans show that individuals who meet the diagnostic criteria for compulsive sexual behavior had significantly higher superior frontal region mean diffusivity (MD) than controls.
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