Goal Directed Worry Rules Are Associated with Distinct Patterns of Amygdala Functional Connectivity and Vagal Modulation during Perseverative Cognition

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Meeten, Frances; Davey, Graham C. L.; Makovac, Elena; Watson, David R.; Garfinkel, Sarah N.; Critchley, Hugo D.; Ottaviani, Cristina;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Human Neuroscience,volume 10 (issn: 1662-5161, eissn: 1662-5161)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5089972, doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2016.00553
  • Subject: Biological Psychiatry | RC0321 | amygdala | Neuroscience | worry stop rules | Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology | Psychiatry and Mental health | /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/3200/3206 | /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/2800/2808 | /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/2700/2738 | functional connectivity | perseverative cognition | /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/2800/2803 | generalized anxiety disorder | Behavioral Neuroscience | Original Research | /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/2800/2802 | Neurology

<p>Excessive and uncontrollable worry is a defining feature of Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD). An important endeavor in the treatment of pathological worry is to understand why some people are unable to stop worrying once they have started. Worry perseveration is as... View more
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