Abnormal amygdala activation profile in pedophilia


Despite considerable public interest research in neurobiological correlates of pedophilia is scarce. Since amygdala activation is central for emotional valuation, arousal, and salience, we investigated the activation profile of this structure in 10 male subjects with pedophilia (exclusively attracted to boys), all convicted sex-offenders and sentenced to… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00406-008-0782-2


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