Sex differences in amygdala shape: Insights from Turner syndrome.

  title={Sex differences in amygdala shape: Insights from Turner syndrome.},
  author={Tamar Green and Kyle C Fierro and Mira M. Raman and Lara C. Foland-Ross and David S. Hong and Allan L. Reiss},
  journal={Human brain mapping},
  volume={37 4},
OBJECTIVE Sex differences in the manifestation of psychiatric disorders, including anxiety disorders, are among the most prominent findings in psychiatry. The study of Turner syndrome (TS), caused by X-monosomy, has the potential to reveal mechanisms that underline male/female differences in neuropsychiatric disorders. The amygdala has been implicated in numerous neuropsychiatric disorders. Previous studies suggest an effect of TS on amygdala volume as well as on amygdala-related behaviors such… CONTINUE READING
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