Activation of Bilateral Auditory Cortex during Verbal Hallucinations in a Child with Schizophrenia

R. Jardri, D. Pins, C. Delmaire, J-L. Goeb1, and P. Thomas, Molecular Psychiatry, 2007, 12, 319.

Abstract: We used functional MRI to evidence neural substrates of verbal auditory hallucinations in a child suffering from very early onset schizophrenia. The data-driven analysis performed shows bilateral activation of the superior temporal gyri predominantly on the left hemisphere.