The American Journal of Psychiatry
Published: September 2017
Autores: Christopher G. Davey, M.D., Ph.D., Michael Breakspear, M.D., Ph.D., Jesus Pujol, M.D., Ph.D., Ben J. Harrison, Ph.D.
Objective: A disturbed sense of self is a core feature of depression. The medial prefrontal cortex, which has a central role in self-appraisal processes, is often implicated in the illness, although it remains unclear how functional alterations of the region contribute to the observed disturbances…