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Antidepressant drug treatment modifies the neural processing of nonconscious threat cues

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Background: The amygdala is believed to play a key role in processing emotionally salient, threat-relevant, events that require further online processing by cortical regions. Emotional disorders such as depression and anxiety have been associated with hyperactivity of the amygdala, but it is unknown whether antidepressant treatment directly affects amygdala responses to emotionally significant information. Methods: The current study assessed the effects of 7 ... Expand abstract
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University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division - Experimental Psychology
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University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division - Psychiatry
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University of Oxford
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University of Oxford
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Elsevier Publisher's website
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Biological Psychiatry Journal website
Volume:
59
Issue:
9
Pages:
816-820
Publication date:
2006-05-05
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0006-3223
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uuid:c16c0604-3a01-4475-b14c-d316314cf264
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