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Impaired allocentric spatial processing in posttraumatic stress disorder.

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A neurobiological dual representation model of PTSD proposes that reduced hippocampus-dependent contextual processing contributes to intrusive imagery due to a loss of control over hippocampus-independent sensory and affective representations. We investigated whether PTSD sufferers show impaired allocentric spatial processing indicative of reduced hippocampal functioning. Trauma-exposed individuals with (N=29) and without (N=30) a diagnosis of PTSD completed two tests of spatial processing: a...

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10.1016/j.nlm.2015.01.007

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
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Journal:
Neurobiology of learning and memory
Volume:
119
Pages:
69-76
Publication date:
2015-03-05
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1095-9564
ISSN:
1074-7427
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uuid:a788b161-fbad-4684-818a-84c0e817b1bc
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506440
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pubs:506440

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