Neural correlates of prenatal stress in young women.

  title={Neural correlates of prenatal stress in young women.},
  author={Angela Favaro and Elena Tenconi and Daniela Degortes and Renzo Manara and Paolo Santonastaso},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  volume={45 12},
BACKGROUND Prenatal stress is hypothesized to have a disruptive impact on neurodevelopmental trajectories, but few human studies have been conducted on the long-term neural correlates of prenatal exposure to stress. The aim of this study was to explore the relationship between prenatal stress exposure and gray-matter volume and resting-state functional connectivity in a sample of 35 healthy women aged 14-40 years. METHOD Voxel-based morphometry and functional connectivity analyses were… CONTINUE READING
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