Reduced amygdala response to fearful expressions in children and adolescents with callous-unemotional traits and disruptive behavior disorders.

@article{Marsh2008ReducedAR,
  title={Reduced amygdala response to fearful expressions in children and adolescents with callous-unemotional traits and disruptive behavior disorders.},
  author={Abigail A. Marsh and Elizabeth C. Finger and Derek G. V. Mitchell and Marguerite E Reid and Courtney Sims and David S. Kosson and Kenneth E. Towbin and Ellen Leibenluft and Daniel S. Pine and Robert James R. Blair},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={2008},
  volume={165 6},
  pages={
          712-20
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Extensive work implicates abnormal amygdala activation in emotional facial expression processing in adults with callous-unemotional traits. However, no research has examined amygdala response to emotional facial expressions in adolescents with disruptive behavior and callous-unemotional traits. Moreover, despite high comorbidity of callous-unemotional traits and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), no research has attempted to distinguish neural correlates of pediatric… 

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