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

Renaud Jardri, D. Pins, C. Delmaire, J-L. Goeb and P. Thomas, Molecular Psychiatry, April 2007, 12, 4, 319.

Excerpt: 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.