Human vulnerability to stress depends on amygdala's predisposition and hippocampal plasticity.

@article{Admon2009HumanVT,
  title={Human vulnerability to stress depends on amygdala's predisposition and hippocampal plasticity.},
  author={Roee Admon and Gad Lubin and Orit Stern and Keren Rosenberg and Lee Sela and Haim Ben-Ami and Talma Hendler},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  year={2009},
  volume={106 33},
  pages={14120-5}
}
Variations in people's vulnerability to stressful life events may rise from a predated neural sensitivity as well as from differential neural modifications in response to the event. Because the occurrence of a stressful life event cannot be foreseen, characterizing the temporal trajectory of its neural manifestations in humans has been a real challenge. The current prospective study examined the emotional experience and brain responses of 50 a priori healthy new recruits to the Israeli Defense… CONTINUE READING

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