Reward functioning in PTSD: A systematic review exploring the mechanisms underlying anhedonia

@article{Nawijn2015RewardFI,
  title={Reward functioning in PTSD: A systematic review exploring the mechanisms underlying anhedonia},
  author={L. Nawijn and M. Zuiden and J. Frijling and S. Koch and M. Olff},
  journal={Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews},
  year={2015},
  volume={51},
  pages={189-204}
}
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a debilitating psychiatric disorder. An important diagnostic feature of PTSD is anhedonia, which may result from deficits in reward functioning. This has however never been studied systematically in PTSD. To determine if PTSD is associated with reward impairments, we conducted a systematic review of studies in which reward functioning was compared between PTSD patients and healthy control participants, or investigated in relation to PTSD symptom severity… Expand
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