'Trust Game' May Shed Light On Common Mental Illness

Doctors are learning more about one of the most common psychiatric disorders -- and a novel type of "game" may be helping them. Researchers at Baylor monitored subjects playing an economic trust game. What they found was that patients with borderline personality disorder (BPD), an oft-misunderstood and misdiagnosed mental illness that may affect as many as 2 percent of all Americans, exhibited distinct differences in the way they played the game -- as well as differences in brain patterns while...Full Story
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