PTSD symptom severity is associated with increased recruitment of top-down attentional control in a trauma-exposed sample

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White, Stuart F.; Costanzo, Michelle E.; Blair, James R.; Roy, Michael J.;
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: NeuroImage: Clinical,volume 7,pages19-27 (issn: 2213-1582, eissn: 2213-1582)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.nicl.2014.11.012, pmc: PMC4299952
  • Subject: R858-859.7 | Post-traumatic stress disorder | Amygdala | Computer applications to medicine. Medical informatics | Neurology. Diseases of the nervous system | RC346-429 | Top down attention | Regular Article | Emotion attention
    mesheuropmc: psychological phenomena and processes | mental disorders | nervous system | behavioral disciplines and activities

Background: Recent neuroimaging work suggests that increased amygdala responses to emotional stimuli and dysfunction within regions mediating top down attentional control (dorsomedial frontal, lateral frontal and parietal cortices) may be associated with the emergence o... View more
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