Neuroimaging studies of amygdala function in anxiety disorders.

@article{Rauch2003NeuroimagingSO,
  title={Neuroimaging studies of amygdala function in anxiety disorders.},
  author={Scott L. Rauch and Lisa M. Shin and Christopher I. Wright},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={2003},
  volume={985},
  pages={389-410}
}
Neuroimaging research has helped to advance neurobiological models of anxiety disorders. The amygdala is known to play an important role in normal fear conditioning and is implicated in the pathophysiology of anxiety disorders. The amygdala may also be a target for the beneficial effects of cognitive-behavioral and medication treatments for anxiety… CONTINUE READING