The role of dopamine in attentional and memory biases for emotional information.

@article{Gibbs2007TheRO,
  title={The role of dopamine in attentional and memory biases for emotional information.},
  author={Ayana A. Gibbs and Kris H. Naudts and Edgar Pathrose Spencer and Anthony S. David},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={2007},
  volume={164 10},
  pages={1603-9; quiz 1624}
}
OBJECTIVE Cognitive models suggest that biased processing of emotional information may play a role in the genesis and maintenance of psychotic symptoms. The role of dopamine and dopamine antagonists in the processing of such information remains unclear. The authors investigated the effect of a dopamine antagonist on perception of, and memory for, emotional information in healthy volunteers. METHOD Thirty-three healthy male volunteers were randomly assigned to a single-blind intervention of… CONTINUE READING

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