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Short-term antidepressant treatment and facial processing. Functional magnetic resonance imaging study.

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We used functional magnetic resonance imaging to investigate the effects of short-term treatment with reboxetine, a selective noradrenaline reuptake inhibitor, on emotional facial processing in healthy volunteers. Reboxetine was associated with a reduced amygdala response to fearful faces and increased activation to happy v. neutral facial expressions in the right fusiform gyrus, relative to placebo treatment and in the absence of changes in mood. Our results show that reboxetine modulates th...

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10.1192/bjp.bp.106.031393

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Journal:
The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science
Volume:
190
Issue:
JUNE
Pages:
531-532
Publication date:
2007-06-05
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EISSN:
1472-1465
ISSN:
0007-1250
URN:
uuid:3fabfeef-f8c1-4970-b98d-d24b0024b2b8
Source identifiers:
97982
Local pid:
pubs:97982

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