Journal article

Systematic review of ERP and fMRI studies investigating inhibitory control and error processing in people with substance dependence and behavioural addictions

Maartje Luijten, Marise WJ Machielsen, Dick J Veltman, Robert Hester, Lieuwe de Haan, Ingmar HA Franken

Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience | CMA-CANADIAN MEDICAL ASSOC | Published : 2014


BACKGROUND: Several current theories emphasize the role of cognitive control in addiction. The present review evaluates neural deficits in the domains of inhibitory control and error processing in individuals with substance dependence and in those showing excessive addiction-like behaviours. The combined evaluation of event-related potential (ERP) and functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) findings in the present review offers unique information on neural deficits in addicted individuals. METHODS: We selected 19 ERP and 22 fMRI studies using stop-signal, go/no-go or Flanker paradigms based on a search of PubMed and Embase. RESULTS: The most consistent findings in addicted individuals r..

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Awarded by Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO; VIDI grant)

Funding Acknowledgements

This study was supported by a grant of the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO; VIDI grant number 016.08.322). The funding organization had no role in preparation of the manuscript or decision for publication. The authors have no competing interests to declare.