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An experimental medicine investigation of the effects of potential novel antidepressant interventions on emotion and reward related information processing

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Recent attempts to reconcile neuropharmacological and cognitive accounts of depression have led to the development of a cognitive neuropsychological model of antidepressant treatment action. This model suggests that antidepressant drugs exert their clinical effects by acutely inducing positive biases in “hot” (i.e. emotionrelated) cognitive processes which can counteract the negative biases in affective information processing that are inherent to depression. The validity of this model is w...

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MSD
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Psychiatry
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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English
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2020-10-06

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