Event-related potentials to stimuli with emotional impact in posttraumatic stress patients

  title={Event-related potentials to stimuli with emotional impact in posttraumatic stress patients},
  author={S. Blomhoff and I. Reinvang and U. Malt},
  journal={Biological Psychiatry},
  • S. Blomhoff, I. Reinvang, U. Malt
  • Published 1998
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Biological Psychiatry
  • BACKGROUND Psychophysiological research has given conflicting results with respect to whether the abnormal physiologic responses observed in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) reflect a general abnormality or are linked to trauma-related stimuli. We studied differences in the central nervous processing of words with emotional impact in survivors after a ship fire disaster. METHODS Event-related potentials were studied in 11 survivors with posttraumatic stress pathology, and compared with 9… CONTINUE READING
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