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The causal role of the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in the modification of attentional bias: evidence from transcranial direct current stimulation.

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BACKGROUND: A pattern of attentional bias for threatening information is thought to be involved in the etiology of anxiety. Consistent with this idea, cognitive training techniques directly targeting such patterns of biased attention have been shown to reduce symptoms of anxiety. Research seeking to establish the neurologic underpinnings of change in the attentional bias for threat have implicated, but not confirmed, the role of lateral prefrontal regions. METHODS: The current study sought to...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
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Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Biological psychiatry More from this journal
Volume:
76
Issue:
12
Pages:
946-952
Publication date:
2014-12-01
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EISSN:
1873-2402
ISSN:
0006-3223
Language:
English
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pubs:458856
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uuid:8e84a566-8982-4ef8-9e8e-cb7dc81176e5
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pubs:458856
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458856
Deposit date:
2014-06-17

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