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A prospective brain imaging study of self-monitoring in motor conversion disorder

English title A prospective brain imaging study of self-monitoring in motor conversion disorder
Applicant Vuilleumier Patrik
Number 143764
Funding scheme Project funding (Div. I-III)
Research institution Dépt des Neurosciences Fondamentales Faculté de Médecine Université de Genève
Institution of higher education University of Geneva - GE
Main discipline Neurology, Psychiatry
Start/End 01.03.2013 - 29.02.2016
Approved amount 160'000.00
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Keywords (7)

conversion disorder; hysteria; psychgenic movement disorder; neuropsychiatry; motor control; self monitoring; brain imaging

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Publications

Publication
Age-related changes in attention control and their relationship with gait performance in older adults with high risk of falls
Fernandez Natalia B., Hars Mélany, Trombetti Andrea, Vuilleumier Patrik (2019), Age-related changes in attention control and their relationship with gait performance in older adults with high risk of falls, in NeuroImage, 189, 551-559.
Metacognition of visuomotor decisions in conversion disorder
Bègue Indrit, Blakemore Rebekah, Klug Julian, Cojan Yann, Galli Silvio, Berney Alexandre, Aybek Selma, Vuilleumier Patrik (2018), Metacognition of visuomotor decisions in conversion disorder, in Neuropsychologia, 114, 251-265.
How emotion context modulates unconscious goal activation during motor force exertion
Blakemore Rebekah L., Neveu Rémi, Vuilleumier Patrik (2017), How emotion context modulates unconscious goal activation during motor force exertion, in NeuroImage, 146, 904-917.
Aversive stimuli exacerbate defensive motor behaviour in motor conversion disorder
Blakemore Rebekah L., Sinanaj Indrit, Galli Silvio, Aybek Selma, Vuilleumier Patrik (2016), Aversive stimuli exacerbate defensive motor behaviour in motor conversion disorder, in Neuropsychologia, 93, 229-241.
Imaging studies of functional neurologic disorders
Aybek S., Vuilleumier P. (2016), Imaging studies of functional neurologic disorders, Elsevier, Amsterdam, 73-84.
Negative emotions facilitate isometric force through activation of prefrontal cortex and periaqueductal gray.
Blakemore Rebekah L, Rieger Sebastian W, Vuilleumier Patrik (2016), Negative emotions facilitate isometric force through activation of prefrontal cortex and periaqueductal gray., in NeuroImage, 124(Pt A), 627-40.
Inter-individual variability in metacognitive ability for visuomotor performance and underlying brain structures.
Sinanaj Indrit, Cojan Yann, Vuilleumier Patrik (2015), Inter-individual variability in metacognitive ability for visuomotor performance and underlying brain structures., in Consciousness and cognition, 36, 327-37.
Brain circuits implicated in psychogenic paralysis in conversion disorders and hypnosis.
Vuilleumier P (2014), Brain circuits implicated in psychogenic paralysis in conversion disorders and hypnosis., in Neurophysiologie clinique = Clinical neurophysiology, 44(4), 323-37.
Aversive stimuli exacerbate defensive motor behavior in motor conversion disorder
Blakemore Rebekah, Aversive stimuli exacerbate defensive motor behavior in motor conversion disorder, in Submitted.
Functional Neurological Disorders
Aybek, Functional Neurological Disorders, in Hallett M (ed.).
Self-awareness disorders in conversion hysteria
Aybek, Self-awareness disorders in conversion hysteria, in Tononi G & Laureys S (ed.).

Collaboration

Group / person Country
Types of collaboration
Prof. G. Bondolfi, HUG, Geneva Switzerland (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Exchange of personnel
Dr A. Forster, HUG, Geneva Switzerland (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Publication
Dr N. Cheseaux, HUG, Geneva Switzerland (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Publication
Prof. D. Sander, FPSE, Geneva Switzerland (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Research Infrastructure
Prof. G. Bertschy, CHU, Strasbourg France (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Exchange of personnel
Prof. R. Dolan, UCL, London Great Britain and Northern Ireland (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
Prof. D. Van de Ville, UNIGE and EPFL Switzerland (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
Prof. J-M. Aubry, HUG, Geneva Switzerland (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Exchange of personnel

Scientific events

Active participation

Title Type of contribution Title of article or contribution Date Place Persons involved
Société de neurophysiologie clinique de langue française - Troubles de conversion Talk given at a conference Neurophysiologie des troubles de conversion 19.01.2014 Paris, France Vuilleumier Patrik;


Knowledge transfer events

Active participation

Title Type of contribution Date Place Persons involved
Film par Arte Performances, exhibitions (e.g. for education institutions) 31.12.2016 NA, France Vuilleumier Patrik;


Associated projects

Number Title Start Funding scheme
127560 How the mind controls the brain: A systematic neuroimaging study of attention and inhibitory executive control in hypnosis 01.10.2009 Project funding (Div. I-III)
138413 Your pains and my dangers: Linking empathy to shared predictive coding in the human anterior insula 01.02.2012 Project funding (Div. I-III)

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