Abnormal Neural Responses to Feedback in Depressed Adolescents

  title={Abnormal Neural Responses to Feedback in Depressed Adolescents},
  author={Christian A. Webb and Randy P. Auerbach and Erin Bondy and Colin H. Stanton and Dan Foti and Diego A. Pizzagalli},
  journal={Journal of Abnormal Psychology},
Depression rates surge in adolescence, particularly among females. Recent findings suggest that depressed adolescents are characterized by hypersensitivity to negative outcomes and blunted responsiveness to rewards. However, our understanding of the pathophysiology and time course of these abnormalities remains limited. Due to their high temporal resolution, event-related potentials (ERPs) provide an ideal probe to investigate these processes. In the present study, healthy (n = 25) and… 

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