Midbrain activation during Pavlovian conditioning and delusional symptoms in schizophrenia.

Abstract

CONTEXT Recent theories have suggested that the inappropriate activation of limbic motivational systems in response to neutral stimuli may underlie the development of delusions in schizophrenia. OBJECTIVE To investigate the activation of the amygdala, midbrain, and ventral striatum during an aversive pavlovian conditioning task in patients with… (More)
DOI: 10.1001/archgenpsychiatry.2010.169

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