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The relationship between cortical grey matter density and media violence exposure in healthy male adolescents was investigated using voxel-based morphometry and the Childrens' Report of Exposure to Violence. Adolescents with more frequent exposure have lower left lateral orbitofrontal cortex density--a possible risk factor for altered socioemotional functioning.

Original publication

DOI

10.1016/j.jadohealth.2009.11.196

Type

Journal article

Journal

J Adolesc Health

Publication Date

06/2010

Volume

46

Pages

607 - 609

Keywords

Adolescent, Antisocial Personality Disorder, Brain Mapping, Humans, Image Processing, Computer-Assisted, Male, Motion Pictures as Topic, Prefrontal Cortex, Radiography, Television, United States, Violence