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Amygdala and ventrolateral prefrontal cortex function during anticipated peer evaluation in pediatric social anxiety.

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CONTEXT: Amygdala and ventrolateral prefrontal cortex (vlPFC) dysfunction manifests in adolescents with anxiety disorders when they view negatively valenced stimuli in threatening contexts. Such fear-circuitry dysfunction may also manifest when anticipated social evaluation leads socially anxious adolescents to misperceive peers as threatening. OBJECTIVE: To determine whether photographs of negatively evaluated smiling peers viewed during anticipated social evaluation engage the amygdala and ...

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10.1001/archpsyc.65.11.1303

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Journal:
Archives of general psychiatry
Volume:
65
Issue:
11
Pages:
1303-1312
Publication date:
2008-11-01
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EISSN:
1538-3636
ISSN:
0003-990X
Source identifiers:
14983
Language:
English
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pubs:14983
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uuid:39797d33-470f-4c03-8661-f1a2443b7810
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pubs:14983
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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