Relationship between neuroticism personality trait and serotonin transporter binding

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Relationship between neuroticism personality trait and serotonin transporter binding
Authors: Akihiro Takano, Ryosuke Arakawa, Mika Hayashi, Hidehiko Takahashi, Hiroshi Ito, Tetsuya Suhara
Citation: Biological Psychiatry 62 (6): 588-592. 2007 September
Database(s): PubMed (PMID/17336939)
DOI: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2006.11.007.
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Relationship between neuroticism personality trait and serotonin transporter binding reports a positron emission tomography study with the DASB radioligand on 31 human subjects that also underwent personality test with the NEO PI-R questionnaire.

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Healthy male volunteers
Subjects/♂/♀: 31 / 31 / 0
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Nationality: Japanese
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Group 1 of 31 healthy male volunteers with 31 males and 0 females were included in the study.


[edit] Scanning

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Radiotracer: Carbon-11 DASB
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Using the radiotracer Carbon-11-DASB PET scans were acquired with a PET scanner.


[edit] Results

Analysis was performed in brain regions, and a positive correlation between thalamus DASB binding and neuroticism was reported.

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