Goal directed worry rules are associated with distinct patterns of amygdala functional connectivity and vagal modulation during perseverative cognition

Excessive and uncontrollable worry is a defining feature of Generalized Anxiety Disorder. An important endeavor in the treatment of pathological worry is to understand why some people are unable to stop worrying once they have started. Worry perseveration is associated with a tendency to deploy goal...

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Main Authors: Frances Meeten, Graham C. L. Davey, Elena Makovac, David R. Watson, Sarah N Garfinkel, Hugo D. Critchley, Cristina Ottaviani
Format: Article
Published: Frontiers Media S.A. 2016-11-01
Series:Frontiers in Human Neuroscience
Online Access:http://journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/fnhum.2016.00553/full

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