Psychopaths Show Enhanced Amygdala Activation during Fear Conditioning
Schultz, Douglas H.; Balderston, Nicholas L.; Baskin-Sommers, Arielle R.; Larson, Christine L.; Helmstetter, Fred J.;
- Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
- Journal: Frontiers in Psychology,volume 7 (issn: 1664-1078, eissn: 1664-1078)
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- Subject: anxiety | psychopathy | amygdala | fear conditioning | Psychology | Original Research | fMRI
Psychopathy is a personality disorder characterized by emotional deficits and a failure to inhibit impulsive behavior and is often subdivided into “primary” and “secondary” psychopathic subtypes. The maladaptive behavior related to primary psychopathy is thought to refl... View more