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Investigating the genetic and environmental bases of biases in threat recognition and avoidance in children with anxiety problems.

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BACKGROUND: Adults with anxiety show biased categorization and avoidance of threats. Such biases may emerge through complex interplay between genetics and environments, occurring early in life. Research on threat biases in children has focuses on a restricted range of biases, with insufficient focus on genetic and environmental origins. Here, we explore differences between children with and without anxiety problems in under-studied areas of threat bias. We focused both on associations with an...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1186/2045-5380-2-12

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
Biology of Mood and Anxiety Disorders Journal website
Volume:
2
Issue:
1
Pages:
Article: 12
Publication date:
2012
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EISSN:
2045-5380
ISSN:
2045-5380
URN:
uuid:87b92458-cf51-4e25-a1cc-7bac12816daf
Source identifiers:
342293
Local pid:
pubs:342293
Language:
English

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