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Brain marker hints at depression, anxiety years later

A brain scan could help prevent brought on by stress

Amygdala
Looking at angry or fearful faces triggers the amygdala — a brain structure that controls our responses to danger — more intensely in some people than in others.
Credit:Hariri lab,


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This research was supported by Duke University, the (DA033369, DA031579, P30DA023026), and the (T32-HD07376).

CITATION: “A Neural Biomarker of Psychological Vulnerability to Future Life Stress,” , , Spenser R. Radtke, Ahmad R. Hariri. Neuron, February 4, 2015.

DOI: 10.1016/j.neuron.2014.12.055

Duke University