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Amygdala-prefrontal cortex functional connectivity during threat-induced anxiety and goal distraction.
(Biol Psychiatry, 2015-02-15)
BACKGROUND: Anxiety produced by environmental threats can impair goal-directed processing and is associated with a range of psychiatric disorders, particularly when aversive events occur unpredictably. The prefrontal cortex ...
Amygdala volume changes in posttraumatic stress disorder in a large case-controlled veterans group.
(Arch Gen Psychiatry, 2012-11)
CONTEXT: Smaller hippocampal volumes are well established in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), but the relatively few studies of amygdala volume in PTSD have produced equivocal results. OBJECTIVE: To assess a large cohort ...
Altered resting-state functional connectivity of basolateral and centromedial amygdala complexes in posttraumatic stress disorder.
The amygdala is a major structure that orchestrates defensive reactions to environmental threats and is implicated in hypervigilance and symptoms of heightened arousal in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The basolateral ...