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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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Genome Medicine

A chromosomal connectome for psychiatric and metabolic risk variants in adult dopaminergic neurons

Genome MedicineFebruary 21, 2020
Sergio Espeso-GilSchahram Akbarian
Genes to Cells : Devoted to Molecular & Cellular Mechanisms

Maternal stress suppresses cell proliferation in the forebrain of zebrafish larvae

Genes to Cells : Devoted to Molecular & Cellular MechanismsFebruary 21, 2020
Maiko Higuchi
Molecular Psychiatry

Genetic control of variability in subcortical and intracranial volumes

Molecular PsychiatryFebruary 13, 2020
Aldo Córdova-PalomeraLars T Westlye
Frontiers in Neuroscience

Effect of Expectation on Pain Processing: A Psychophysics and Functional MRI Analysis

Frontiers in NeuroscienceFebruary 22, 2020
Luke A HendersonPaul M Macey
Biological Psychiatry

Plasticity of the Reward Circuitry After Early-Life Adversity: Mechanisms and Significance

Biological PsychiatryFebruary 22, 2020
Matthew T BirnieTallie Z Baram
European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience

Oxytocin attenuates neural response to emotional faces in social drinkers: an fMRI study

European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical NeuroscienceFebruary 21, 2020
Patrick BachFalk Kiefer
Scientific Reports

Amygdala activity related to perceived social support

Scientific ReportsFebruary 21, 2020
Wataru SatoSakiko Yoshikawa
Journal of Psychiatry & Neuroscience : JPN

Hippocampal and parahippocampal volumes vary by sex and traumatic life events in children

Journal of Psychiatry & Neuroscience : JPNFebruary 21, 2020
Amy S. Badura-BrackTony W. Wilson

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