Experience of social discrimination correlates with neurometabolism: a pilot study in heroin addicts

European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience, 05/16/2012

Although the correlative analysis cannot give evidence for a causal relationship, the relation of N–acetylaspartate in the anterior cingulate cortex and discrimination experience indicates a malfunction of the neural system involved in cognitive control over emotionally relevant social stimuli in discrimination reporting heroin addicts.

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