Amygdala, Medial Prefrontal Cortex, and Hippocampal Function in PTSD

@article{Shin2006AmygdalaMP,
  title={Amygdala, Medial Prefrontal Cortex, and Hippocampal Function in PTSD},
  author={L. Shin and S. Rauch and R. Pitman},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={2006},
  volume={1071}
}
Abstract:  The last decade of neuroimaging research has yielded important information concerning the structure, neurochemistry, and function of the amygdala, medial prefrontal cortex, and hippocampus in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Neuroimaging research reviewed in this article reveals heightened amygdala responsivity in PTSD during symptomatic states and during the processing of trauma‐unrelated affective information. Importantly, amygdala responsivity is positively associated with… Expand

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