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Short-term serotonergic but not noradrenergic antidepressant administration reduces attentional vigilance to threat in healthy volunteers.

Abstract:

Anxiety is associated with threat-related biases in information processing such as heightened attentional vigilance to potential threat. Such biases are an important focus of psychological treatments for anxiety disorders. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are effective in the treatment of a range of anxiety disorders. The aim of this study was to assess the effect of an SSRI on the processing of threat in healthy volunteers. A selective noradrenergic reuptake inhibitor (SNRI), ...

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10.1017/s1461145708009164

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
Role:
Author
Journal:
international journal of neuropsychopharmacology / official scientific journal of the Collegium Internationale Neuropsychopharmacologicum (CINP) More from this journal
Volume:
12
Issue:
2
Pages:
169-179
Publication date:
2009-03-01
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EISSN:
1469-5111
ISSN:
1461-1457
Language:
English
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pubs:7656
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uuid:0594a6c5-1dc9-4237-9540-6531d01e56ec
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pubs:7656
Source identifiers:
7656
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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