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Table 2 Structural neuroimaging findings in panic disorder [diffusion tensor imaging]

From: The role of the amygdala in the pathophysiology of panic disorder: evidence from neuroimaging studies

Study Subjects No. of subjects (female) Mean age (SD) Clinical state Duration of illness (years) Comorbid Depression Comorbid Agoraphobia Medication status Field strength (Tesla) Slice thickness (mm) Amygdala Hippocampus Ventromedial Prefrontal cortex Other brain regions
Han, 2008 [23] PD 24 (10) 31.9 (6.8) PDSS 9.5 (6.4) 3.6 (1.9) HDRS-17 scores of PD patients were not different from those of HC subjects. Not mentioned Combination of antidepressants and anxiolytics 3.0 3.5 Not assessed Not assessed Left anterior cingulate, right posterior cingulate FA value▲ Not assessed
  HC 24 (10) 30.6 (5.1) - - - -        
  1. Abbreviations: FA, fractional anisotropy; HC, healthy control; PD, panic disorder; PDSS, Panic Disorder Severity Scale; SD, standard deviation.