Error-related negativity abnormalities in generalized anxiety disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder.

@article{Xiao2011ErrorrelatedNA,
  title={Error-related negativity abnormalities in generalized anxiety disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder.},
  author={Zeping Xiao and Jijun Wang and Ming Zhang and Hui Li and Yingying Tang and Yuan Xu Wang and Qing Fan and John A. Fromson},
  journal={Progress in neuro-psychopharmacology & biological psychiatry},
  year={2011},
  volume={35 1},
  pages={265-72}
}
Enhanced error-related negativity (ERN) has been associated with anxiety among both non-clinical and clinical populations. However, whether it is abnormal among adult patients with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is still unknown. The present study investigated it across GAD and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Event related brain potentials (ERPs) were recorded from a group of 27 GAD patients, 25 OCD patients and 27 healthy control participants during a modified Erikson Flankers task… CONTINUE READING