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Amygdala and Midbrain Dopamine

Amygdala and Midbrain Dopamine diagram by Gcastellanos, Wikimedia
Gcastellanos, Wikimedia

The midbrain dopamine system is widely studied for its involvement in emotional and motivational behavior. Some of these neurons receive information from the amygdala and project throughout the cortex. When the circuit and transmission of dopamine is disrupted symptoms may present. Here is the latest research on the amygdala and midbrain dopamine.

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Psychological Medicine

A mechanistic model for individualised treatment of anxiety disorders based on predictive neural biomarkers

Psychological MedicineMarch 25, 2020
Anne-Kathrin BrehlGuillen Fernández
International Review of Neurobiology

Prenatal stress: Effects on fetal and child brain development

International Review of NeurobiologyMarch 25, 2020
Alexandra LautarescuVivette Glover
Brain Sciences

Neurobiological Trajectories Involving Social Isolation in PTSD: A Systematic Review

Brain SciencesMarch 22, 2020
Ilias I VlachosMaria Margariti
Acta Bio-medica : Atenei Parmensis

Rotigotine effect in prolonged disturbance of consciousness. Brief report of two cases

Acta Bio-medica : Atenei ParmensisMarch 20, 2020
Fabio Massimo CorsiMonica Ricci
European Journal of Psychotraumatology

Structural brain changes with lifetime trauma and re-experiencing symptoms is 5-HTTLPR genotype-dependent

European Journal of PsychotraumatologyMarch 21, 2020
Marie-Laure AncelinIsabelle Chaudieu

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