Functional neuroimaging in post-traumatic stress disorder.

  • John Bremner
  • Published 2007 in Expert review of neurotherapeutics


Traumatic stress has a broad range of effects on brain function. Brain areas implicated in the stress response include the amygdala, hippocampus, and prefrontal cortex. Brain studies in patients with post-traumatic stress disorder replicated findings in animal studies by finding alterations in these brain areas. Brain areas implicated in post-traumatic… (More)