Brain regions associated with the expression and contextual regulation of anxiety in primates.

@article{Kalin2005BrainRA,
  title={Brain regions associated with the expression and contextual regulation of anxiety in primates.},
  author={Ned H. Kalin and Steven E. Shelton and Andrew S. Fox and Terrence R. Oakes and Richard J. Davidson},
  journal={Biological psychiatry},
  year={2005},
  volume={58 10},
  pages={796-804}
}
BACKGROUND A key to successful adaptation is the ability to regulate emotional responses in relation to changing environmental demands or contexts. METHODS High-resolution PET 18fluoro-deoxyglucose (FDG) scanning in rhesus monkeys was performed during two contexts (alone, and human intruder with no eye contact) during which the duration of anxiety related freezing behavior was assessed. Correlations between individual differences in freezing duration and brain activity were performed for each… CONTINUE READING
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