Brain functional changes in patients with ulcerative colitis: a functional magnetic resonance imaging study on emotional processing.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Ulcerative colitis (UC) is associated with psychological stress and poor emotional functioning. The neural emotional processing involves the complex integration of several cortical and subcortical brain structures. The amygdala plays a fundamental role in the neural processing of emotional stimuli and is a core structure of the brain-gut axis… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/ibd.21549

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