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Differences in neural and cognitive response to emotional faces in middle-aged dizygotic twins at familial risk of depression

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Background

Negative bias and aberrant neural processing of emotional faces are trait-marks of depression but findings in healthy high-risk groups are conflicting.

Methods

Healthy middle-aged dizygotic twins (N = 42) underwent functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI): 22 twins had a co-twin history of depression (high-risk) and 20 were without co-twin history of depression (low-risk). During fMRI, participants viewed fearf...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1017/S0033291717000861

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
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Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Psychological Medicine Journal website
Volume:
47
Issue:
13
Pages:
2345-2357
Publication date:
2017-04-11
Acceptance date:
2017-03-16
DOI:
EISSN:
1469-8978
ISSN:
0033-2917
Source identifiers:
687057
Language:
English
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pubs:687057
Deposit date:
2014-12-03

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