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Response and Habituation of the Human Amygdala during Visual Processing of Facial Expression
We measured amygdala activity in human volunteers during rapid visual presentations of fearful, happy, and neutral faces using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). The first experiment… Expand
Neural mechanisms of addiction: the role of reward-related learning and memory.
Addiction is a state of compulsive drug use; despite treatment and other attempts to control drug taking, addiction tends to persist. Clinical and laboratory observations have converged on the… Expand
Animal models of neuropsychiatric disorders
Modeling of human neuropsychiatric disorders in animals is extremely challenging given the subjective nature of many symptoms, the lack of biomarkers and objective diagnostic tests, and the early… Expand
Grand challenges in global mental health
A consortium of researchers, advocates and clinicians announces here research priorities for improving the lives of people with mental illness around the world, and calls for urgent action and… Expand
Acute Effects of Cocaine on Human Brain Activity and Emotion
We investigated brain circuitry mediating cocaine-induced euphoria and craving using functional MRI (fMRI). During double-blind cocaine (0.6 mg/kg) and saline infusions in cocaine-dependent subjects,… Expand
Addiction and the brain: The neurobiology of compulsion and its persistence
People take addictive drugs to elevate mood, but with repeated use these drugs produce serious unwanted effects, which can include tolerance to some drug effects, sensitization to others, and an… Expand
Addiction, Dopamine, and the Molecular Mechanisms of Memory
We thank Pier Piazza, Eric Nestler, Charles O'Brien, Howard Eichenbaum, and Eric Kandel for their helpful comments and criticisms of earlier versions of the manuscript.
The diagnosis of mental disorders: the problem of reification.
- S. Hyman
- Psychology, Medicine
- Annual review of clinical psychology
- 24 March 2010
A pressing need for interrater reliability in the diagnosis of mental disorders emerged during the mid-twentieth century, prompted in part by the development of diverse new treatments. The Diagnostic… Expand
The Hierarchical Taxonomy of Psychopathology (HiTOP): A Dimensional Alternative to Traditional Nosologies
- R. Kotov, R. Krueger, +37 authors M. Zimmerman
- Psychology, Medicine
- Journal of abnormal psychology
- 29 March 2017
The reliability and validity of traditional taxonomies are limited by arbitrary boundaries between psychopathology and normality, often unclear boundaries between disorders, frequent disorder… Expand
Computational roles for dopamine in behavioural control
Neuromodulators such as dopamine have a central role in cognitive disorders. In the past decade, biological findings on dopamine function have been infused with concepts taken from computational… Expand