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  1. Content type: Perspective

    Research on biological correlates of psychopathology stands to benefit from being interwoven with an empirically based, quantitative model of mental disorders. Empirically-based classification approaches help ...

    Authors: Shani Ofrat and Robert F Krueger

    Citation: Biology of Mood & Anxiety Disorders 2012 2:13

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  2. Content type: Research

    Adults with anxiety show biased categorization and avoidance of threats. Such biases may emerge through complex interplay between genetics and environments, occurring early in life. Research on threat biases i...

    Authors: Jennifer Y F Lau, Kevin Hilbert, Robert Goodman, Alice M Gregory, Daniel S Pine, Essi M Viding and Thalia C Eley

    Citation: Biology of Mood & Anxiety Disorders 2012 2:12

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  3. Content type: Research

    Despite advances in neurobiological research on Major Depressive Disorder and Social Anxiety Disorder, little is known about the neural functioning of individuals with comorbid depression/social anxiety. We ex...

    Authors: Christian E Waugh, J Paul Hamilton, Michael C Chen, Jutta Joormann and Ian H Gotlib

    Citation: Biology of Mood & Anxiety Disorders 2012 2:11

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  4. Content type: Review

    Epigenetic modifications are those reversible, mitotically heritable alterations in genomic expression that occur independent of changes in gene sequence. Epigenetic studies have the potential to improve our u...

    Authors: Abdulrahman M El-Sayed, Michelle R Haloossim, Sandro Galea and Karestan C Koenen

    Citation: Biology of Mood & Anxiety Disorders 2012 2:10

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  5. Content type: Research

    Most individuals exposed to a traumatic event do not develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), although many individuals may experience sub-clinical levels of post-traumatic stress symptoms (PTSS). There ...

    Authors: Scott P Orr, Natasha B Lasko, Michael L Macklin, Suzanne L Pineles, Yuchiao Chang and Roger K Pitman

    Citation: Biology of Mood & Anxiety Disorders 2012 2:8

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  6. Content type: Research

    The amygdala, hippocampus, medial prefrontal cortex (mPFC) and brain-stem subregions are implicated in fear conditioning and extinction, and are brain regions known to be sexually dimorphic. We used functional...

    Authors: Kelimer Lebron-Milad, Brandon Abbs, Mohammed R Milad, Clas Linnman, Ansgar Rougemount-Bücking, Mohammed A Zeidan, Daphne J Holt and Jill M Goldstein

    Citation: Biology of Mood & Anxiety Disorders 2012 2:7

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  7. Content type: Review

    The number of neuroimaging studies has grown exponentially in recent years and their results are not always consistent. Meta-analyses are helpful to summarize this vast literature and also offer insights that ...

    Authors: Joaquim Radua and David Mataix-Cols

    Citation: Biology of Mood & Anxiety Disorders 2012 2:6

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  8. Content type: Research

    Potassium channels have been proposed to play a role in mechanisms of neural plasticity, and the Kv4.2 subunit has been implicated in the regulation of action-potential back-propagation to the dendrites. Alter...

    Authors: Carly Kiselycznyk, Dax A Hoffman and Andrew Holmes

    Citation: Biology of Mood & Anxiety Disorders 2012 2:5

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  9. Content type: Review

    Depression in bipolar disorder has long been thought to be a state characterized by mental inactivity. However, recent research demonstrates that patients with bipolar disorder engage in rumination, a form of ...

    Authors: Sharmin Ghaznavi and Thilo Deckersbach

    Citation: Biology of Mood & Anxiety Disorders 2012 2:2

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  10. Content type: Research

    Individuals with major depressive disorder (MDD) process information with a bias towards negative stimuli. However, little is known on the link between vulnerability to MDD and brain functional anomalies assoc...

    Authors: Francesco Amico, Angela Carballedo, Danuta Lisiecka, Andrew J Fagan, Gerard Boyle and Thomas Frodl

    Citation: Biology of Mood & Anxiety Disorders 2012 2:1

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  11. Content type: Research

    Previous studies in healthy subjects have shown that strong attentional distraction prevents the amygdala from responding to threat stimuli. Here, we investigated the effects of attentional load on amygdala ac...

    Authors: Thomas Straube, Judith Lipka, Andreas Sauer, Martin Mothes-Lasch and Wolfgang HR Miltner

    Citation: Biology of Mood & Anxiety Disorders 2011 1:12

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  12. Content type: Research

    Abnormalities of the striatum and frontal cortex have been reported consistently in studies of neural structure and function in major depressive disorder (MDD). Despite speculation that compromised connectivit...

    Authors: Daniella J Furman, J Paul Hamilton and Ian H Gotlib

    Citation: Biology of Mood & Anxiety Disorders 2011 1:11

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  13. Content type: Research

    Exposure to combat can have a significant impact across a wide array of domains, and may manifest as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a debilitating mental illness that is associated with neural and affe...

    Authors: Alan N Simmons, Scott C Matthews, Irina A Strigo, Dewleen G Baker, Heather K Donovan, Arame Motezadi, Murray B Stein and Martin P Paulus

    Citation: Biology of Mood & Anxiety Disorders 2011 1:6

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  14. Content type: Review

    Despite the sparseness of the currently available data, there is accumulating evidence of information processing impairment in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Studies of event-related potentials (ERPs) ...

    Authors: Arash Javanbakht, Israel Liberzon, Alireza Amirsadri, Klevest Gjini and Nash N Boutros

    Citation: Biology of Mood & Anxiety Disorders 2011 1:5

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  15. Content type: Brief Report

    The habenula plays an important role in regulating behavioral responses to stress and shows increased cerebral blood flow and decreased gray matter volume in patients with mood disorders. Here, we compare the ...

    Authors: Jonathan B Savitz, Omer Bonne, Allison C Nugent, Meena Vythilingam, Wendy Bogers, Dennis S Charney and Wayne C Drevets

    Citation: Biology of Mood & Anxiety Disorders 2011 1:7

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  16. Content type: Research

    Administration of exogenous corticosterone is an effective preclinical model of depression, but its use has involved primarily adult rodents. Using two different procedures of administration drawn from the lit...

    Authors: Patti Waters and Cheryl M McCormick

    Citation: Biology of Mood & Anxiety Disorders 2011 1:4

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  17. Content type: Research

    The amygdala and medial prefrontal cortex (mPFC) comprise a key corticolimbic circuit that helps shape individual differences in sensitivity to threat and the related risk for psychopathology. Although seroton...

    Authors: Patrick M Fisher, Julie C Price, Carolyn C Meltzer, Eydie L Moses-Kolko, Carl Becker, Sarah L Berga and Ahmad R Hariri

    Citation: Biology of Mood & Anxiety Disorders 2011 1:2

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  18. Content type: Research

    Fractional anisotropy anomalies occurring in the white matter tracts in the brains of depressed patients may reflect microstructural changes underlying the pathophysiology of this disorder. We conducted a meta...

    Authors: Melissa L Murphy and Thomas Frodl

    Citation: Biology of Mood & Anxiety Disorders 2011 1:3

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