Zorica Petrovic

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OBJECTIVE Attentional bias to emotion- and illness-related information plays a prominent role in many mental disorders, particularly major depressive disorder and anxiety disorders. Using the emotional Stroop task we investigated which variables beyond aspects of patients' psychopathology might influence reaction times and interference in the Stroop test.(More)
Inflammation plays a key role in the pathogenesis of major depressive disorder (MDD) for a subset of depressed individuals. One of the possible routes by which cytokines can induce depressive symptoms is by promoting the dysregulation of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis via altering glucocorticoid receptor (GR) function. We investigated the(More)
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