Scopolamine induces impairments in the recognition of human facial expressions of anger and disgust

@article{Kamboj2006ScopolamineII,
  title={Scopolamine induces impairments in the recognition of human facial expressions of anger and disgust},
  author={Sunjeev K Kamboj and H. Valerie Curran},
  journal={Psychopharmacology},
  year={2006},
  volume={185},
  pages={529-535}
}
Recent psychopharmacological studies lend support to the notion of partially dissociable neuronal systems dedicated to processing specific emotions. For example, GABA-ergic enhancement after an acute dose of the benzodiazepine, diazepam, produces specific impairments in anger and fear recognition. However, it is unclear if these impairments are a general property of benzodiazepines and other drugs that produce a similar profile of neurocognitive impairment to benzodiazepines, such as the… CONTINUE READING
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