Pubertal testosterone influences threat-related amygdala-orbitofrontal cortex coupling.

Abstract

Growing evidence indicates that normative pubertal maturation is associated with increased threat reactivity, and this developmental shift has been implicated in the increased rates of adolescent affective disorders. However, the neural mechanisms involved in this pubertal increase in threat reactivity remain unknown. Research in adults indicates that… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/scan/nsu062

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