Auditory Verbal Hallucinations in Schizophrenia

Joiner, Katherine (2019) Auditory Verbal Hallucinations in Schizophrenia. Undergraduate thesis, under the direction of Tossi Ikuta from Communication Science Disorders, The University of Mississippi.

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The primary auditory cortex being linked to the AVHs could be due to it being overly sensitive when being stimulated by processing found internally, opposing to outward stimulation. The 173 individuals who were available for both structural data and resting state, 83 were found to have schizophrenia or schizoaffective. Resting state echo planar image (EPI) volumes had 32 slices of 4mm 64x64 matrix with 4mm thickness (voxel size = 3x3x4mm), with repetition time (TR) of 2000ms and echo time (TE) of 29ms. A total of 150 volumes (5 minutes) were used in the analysis. The auditory cortex in the SZ group showed significantly weaker connectivity to the right supracalcarine cortex, left lingual gyrus, and right precuneus cortex and significantly stronger connectivity to the right caudate.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Creators: Joiner, Katherine
Student's Degree Program(s): B.S. in Communication Sciences & Disorders
Thesis Advisor: Tossi Ikuta
Thesis Advisor's Department: Communication Science Disorders
Institution: The University of Mississippi
Subjects: Q Science > QM Human anatomy
Depositing User: Ms Katherine J Joiner
Date Deposited: 10 May 2019 19:26
Last Modified: 10 May 2019 19:26

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