Rose or black-coloured glasses? Altered neural processing of positive events during memory formation is a trait marker of depression.

@article{Arnold2011RoseOB,
  title={Rose or black-coloured glasses? Altered neural processing of positive events during memory formation is a trait marker of depression.},
  author={Jennifer F. Arnold and Daniel A. Fitzgerald and Guill{\'e}n Fern{\'a}ndez and Mark Rijpkema and Mike Rinck and Paul A. T. M. Eling and Eni S. Becker and Anne E. M. Speckens and Indira Tendolkar},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  year={2011},
  volume={131 1-3},
  pages={214-23}
}
BACKGROUND Valence-specific memory enhancement is one of the core cognitive functions that causes and maintains Major Depressive Disorder (MDD). While previous neuroimaging studies have elucidated the neural underpinnings of this emotional enhancement effect in depressed patients, this study aimed at detecting processing biases that are maintained throughout remission while patients were euthymic. METHODS Fourteen medication-free women remitted from unipolar MDD and 14 matched controls were… CONTINUE READING