Glutamatergic dysfunction in the anterior cingulate cortex in adults with attention-deficit / hyperactivity disorder: a proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy study
Jochen Bauer 1 , Anne Werner 1 , Waldemar Kohl 1 , Anya Pedersen 2 , Harald Kugel 3 , and Patricia Ohrmann 1
Department of Psychiatry, University
Hospital Mnster, Mnster, Germany, Germany,
University of Mnster, Mnster, Germany, Germany,
for Clinical Radiology, University Hospital Mnster,
Mnster, Germany, Germany
Investigation of the glutamatergic metabolism in
patients with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
(ADHD) with magnetic resonance spectroscopy. Increased
glutamate level in the anterior cingulate cortex in
patients reveals a glutamatergic dysfunction.
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