BNST and amygdala activation to threat: Effects of temporal predictability and threat mode

@article{Siminski2021BNSTAA,
  title={BNST and amygdala activation to threat: Effects of temporal predictability and threat mode},
  author={Niklas Siminski and Stephanie B{\"o}hme and Julia B. M. Zeller and Michael P. I. Becker and Maximillan Bruchmann and David Hofmann and Felix Breuer and Andreas M{\"u}hlberger and Miriam A. Schiele and Heike Weber and Christoph Schartner and J{\"u}rgen Deckert and Paul Pauli and Andreas Reif and Katharina Domschke and Thomas Straube and Martin J. Herrmann},
  journal={Behavioural Brain Research},
  year={2021},
  volume={396}
}
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