Affective and cognitive correlates of PTSD: Electrocortical processing of threat and perseverative errors on the WCST in combat-related PTSD

@article{Digangi2017AffectiveAC,
  title={Affective and cognitive correlates of PTSD: Electrocortical processing of threat and perseverative errors on the WCST in combat-related PTSD},
  author={Julia A Digangi and Autumn Joy Kujawa and Darrin M. Aase and Joseph M. Babione and K Luan Dinh Phan},
  journal={Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry},
  year={2017},
  volume={75},
  pages={63-69}
}
PTSD is characterized by both affective and cognitive dysfunction. Affectively, PTSD is associated with both heightened emotional reactivity and disengagement. Cognitively, perseverative thinking is a core feature of the disorder. In order to assess the interactive effects of affective and cognitive correlates of PTSD symptoms, 47 OEF/OIF/OND veterans completed an emotional faces matching task while EEG (i.e., late positive potential; LPP) was recorded, and separately completed the Wisconsin… CONTINUE READING
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