Show Summary Details
Page of

(p. 281) Imaging and delusions 

(p. 281) Imaging and delusions
(p. 281) Imaging and delusions

Matthew R. Broome

and Philip K. McGuire

Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY ONLINE ( © Oxford University Press, 2020. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a title in Oxford Clinical Psychology Online for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 01 December 2020

This chapter outlines the scope and limits of functional imaging, particularly functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), as a method tostudy psychopathology, and explores findings from imaging studies relevantto persecutory delusions. The chapter’s discussion is based around studies that addresssteps in the cognitive model, and finally, it offers suggestions as to how neuroimagingmay be employed to further research into the formation, maintenance, and treatment of abnormal beliefs.

Access to the complete content on Oxford Clinical Psychology requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.