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Short-term SSRI treatment normalises amygdala hyperactivity in depressed patients.

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BACKGROUND: Antidepressant drugs such as selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors (SSRIs) remediate negative biases in emotional processing in depressed patients in both behavioural and neural outcome measures. However, it is not clear if these effects occur before, or as a consequence of, changes in clinical state. METHOD: In the present study, we investigated the effects of short-term SSRI treatment in depressed patients on the neural response to fearful faces prior to clinical improvement ...

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10.1017/s0033291712000591

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
Role:
Author
Journal:
Psychological medicine
Volume:
42
Issue:
12
Pages:
2609-2617
Publication date:
2012-12-01
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EISSN:
1469-8978
ISSN:
0033-2917
Source identifiers:
339897

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