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Psychiatric neuroimaging research in Brazil: historical overview, current challenges, and future opportunities

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Author(s):
Geraldo Busatto Filho ; Pedro G. Rosa ; Mauricio H. Serpa ; Paula Squarzoni ; Fabio L. Duran
Total Authors: 5
Document type: Journal article
Source: Revista Brasileira de Psiquiatria; n. ahead, p. -, 2020.
Abstract

The last four decades have witnessed tremendous growth in research studies applying neuroimaging methods to evaluate pathophysiological and treatment aspects of psychiatric disorders around the world. This article provides a brief history of psychiatric neuroimaging research in Brazil, including quantitative information about the growth of this field in the country over the past 20 years. Also described are the various methodologies used, the wealth of scientific questions investigated, and the strength of international collaborations established. Finally, examples of the many methodological advances that have emerged in the field of in vivo neuroimaging are provided, with discussion of the challenges faced by psychiatric research groups in Brazil, a country of limited resources, to continue incorporating such innovations to generate novel scientific data of local and global relevance. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 12/50329-6 - Translational neuroscience of Alzheimer's disease: preclinical and clinical studies of b-amyloid peptide and other biomarkers
Grantee:Geraldo Busatto Filho
Support type: Research Projects - Thematic Grants