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Social phobia in the general population: prevalence and sociodemographic profile
Background: The present study examined the prevalence of social phobia in the Swedish general population and demographic characteristics associated with this anxiety disorder. Methods: Data wereExpand
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Common changes in cerebral blood flow in patients with social phobia treated with citalopram or cognitive-behavioral therapy.
BACKGROUND Neurofunctional changes underlying effective antianxiety treatments are incompletely characterized. This study explored the effects of citalopram and cognitive-behavioral therapy onExpand
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Cerebral blood flow in subjects with social phobia during stressful speaking tasks: a PET study.
OBJECTIVE The central nervous system representation of social phobia (social anxiety disorder) is largely unknown. The aim of this study was to examine brain activity during symptom provocation inExpand
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Cerebral blood flow during anticipation of public speaking in social phobia: a PET study
BACKGROUND The aim was to examine the neural correlates of anxiety elicited by the anticipation of public speaking in individuals with social phobia. Positron emission tomography and (15)O-water wasExpand
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Serotonin transporter polymorphism related to amygdala excitability and symptom severity in patients with social phobia
A functional polymorphism in the promoter region of the human serotonin transporter (5-HTT) gene has been related to negative affect and amygdala activity. We studied amygdala activation duringExpand
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The impact of life events in female patients with fibromyalgia and in female healthy controls.
The aim was to investigate if female fibromyalgia patients (FMS) had experienced more negative life events than healthy women. Furthermore, the life events experienced in relation to onset of the FMSExpand
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Personality dimensions measured by the Temperament and Character Inventory (TCI) in subjects with social phobia
The present study investigated personality dimensions by means of the Temperament and Character Inventory (TCI) in subjects with social phobia with or without a co-existing avoidant personalityExpand
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Kinetic Compartment Modeling of [11C]-5-Hydroxy-L-Tryptophan for Positron Emission Tomography Assessment of Serotonin Synthesis in Human Brain
The substrate for the second enzymatic step in serotonin synthesis, 5-hydroxy-L-tryptophan, labeled in the β-position ([11C]-HTP), was used for positron emission tomography (PET) measurements in sixExpand
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Mood changes correlate to changes in brain serotonin precursor trapping in women with premenstrual dysphoria
The cardinal mood symptoms of premenstrual dysphoria can be effectively treated by serotonin-augmenting drugs. The aim of the study was to test the serotonin hypothesis of this disorder, i.e. of anExpand
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Variability in Cyclicity Affects Pain and Other Symptoms In Female Fibromyalgia Syndrome Patients
Objective: This study was designed to investigate if the hormonal changes in the menstrual cycle influence pain and other symptoms in fibromyalgia syndrome [FMS] patients with and withoutExpand
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