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Research progress in brain functional changes in PTSD patients
LIU Huaqiong  BA Chenghui  GAO Wenxin  JIANG Xingyue  DI Ningning  XING Chengyan  XU Chang 

Cite this article as: Liu HQ, Ba CH, Gao WX, et al. Research progress in brain functional changes in PTSD patients[J]. Chin J Magn Reson Imaging, 2022, 13(2): 120-122, 126. DOI:10.12015/issn.1674-8034.2022.02.029.


[Abstract] Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a disorder sequelae of changes in their mental state after encountering or fighting major stress. Early explored by military psychiatrists and psychoanalysts, PTSD was a public health issue that attracted widespread social concern. In recent years, a series of public health emergencies around the world, such as the popular SARS in 2013 and novel coronavirus (COVID-19) began in the end of 2019, the outbreak of these events led to a series of psychological problems in some patients and medical workers, and even PTSD, makes PTSD a disease research hotspot, understand brain function changes in PTSD patients to prevent people's mental illness and actively treat patients are of great help. So this paper provides a review of the recent research progress on functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) on changes in brain function in PTSD patients to enhance public mental health recovery in response to the persistence of a series of public health emergencies.
[Keywords] post-traumatic stress disorder;cognitive impairment;functional magnetic resonance imaging;blood oxygen level dependent

LIU Huaqiong   BA Chenghui   GAO Wenxin   JIANG Xingyue   DI Ningning   XING Chengyan   XU Chang*  

Department of Radiology, Binzhou Medical University Hospital, Binzhou 256603, China

Xu Chang, E-mail: xuchang3183@126.com

Conflicts of interest   None.

Received  2021-09-28
Accepted  2021-12-28
DOI: 10.12015/issn.1674-8034.2022.02.029
Cite this article as: Liu HQ, Ba CH, Gao WX, et al. Research progress in brain functional changes in PTSD patients[J]. Chin J Magn Reson Imaging, 2022, 13(2): 120-122, 126.DOI:10.12015/issn.1674-8034.2022.02.029

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