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Interferon-α induces negative biases in emotional processing in patients with hepatitis C virus infection: a preliminary study

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Treatment of medical patients with the inflammatory cytokine, interferon-α (IFN-α), is frequently associated with the development of clinical depressive symptomatology. Several important biological correlates of the effect of IFN-α on mood have been described, but the neuropsychological changes associated with IFN-α treatment are largely unexplored. The aim of the present preliminary study was to assess the effect of IFN-α on measures of emotional processing.We measured changes in emotional p...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1017/s0033291717002379

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Cooper, CM More by this author
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University of Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Sharpley, AL More by this author
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University of Oxford, MSD, NDM, NDM Experimental Medicine
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Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Psychological Medicine Journal website
Volume:
48
Issue:
6
Pages:
998-1007
Publication date:
2017-09-11
Acceptance date:
2017-07-24
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EISSN:
1469-8978
ISSN:
0033-2917
Pubs id:
pubs:727858
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uri:e6ce8da0-2cf7-4046-9e73-0c8c36e9cfd9
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uuid:e6ce8da0-2cf7-4046-9e73-0c8c36e9cfd9
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pubs:727858

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