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Psychiatry Res. 2012 May 31;202(2):168-71. doi: 10.1016/j.pscychresns.2012.02.009. Epub 2012 Jun 14.

No amygdala attenuation in schizophrenic patients treated with atypical antipsychotics.

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  • 1Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria.


Functional magnetic resonance (fMRI) imaging was used to measure amygdala activation in an emotional valence discrimination task in clinically stable patients with schizophrenia treated with atypical antipsychotics and healthy controls. No difference was detected between patients with schizophrenia and controls.

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