Diminished rostral anterior cingulate cortex activation during trauma-unrelated emotional interference in PTSD

Offringa, Reid
Brohawn, Kathryn Handwerger
Staples, Lindsay K.
Dubois,Stacey J.
Pfaff, Danielle L.
VanElzakker, Michael B.
Davis, F Caroline
Shin, Lisa M.
2013

Background: Previous research suggests that individuals with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) preferentially attend to trauma-related emotional stimuli and have difficulty completing unrelated concurrent tasks. Compared to trauma-exposed control groups, individuals with PTSD also exhibit lower rostral anterior cingulate cortex (rACC) activation during tasks involving interference ... read more

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Provost Open Access Fund
Department of Psychology
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/77750
Original publication
Offringa, Reid, Kathryn Handwerger Brohawn, Lindsay K Staples, Stacey J Dubois, Katherine C Hughes, Danielle L Pfaff, Michael B VanElzakker, F C Davis, and Lisa M Shin. "Diminished rostral anterior cingulate cortex activation during trauma-unrelated emotional interference in PTSD." Biology of Mood & Anxiety Disorders 3, no. 10 (2013).
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