[Psychology News] Amygdala activity predicts posttraumatic stress disorder

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    [Psychology News] Amygdala activity predicts posttraumatic stress disorder

    Neuroimaging measures of emotional brain function after acute trauma may help predict whether a person will develop posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to a new study. The study reports an association between the activity of two key brain regions involved in emotional regulation, the amygdala and anterior cingulate cortex (ACC), shortly after trauma and symptoms of PTSD that emerged within the following year.

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