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Altered amygdala activation during face processing in Iraqi and Afghanistani war veterans

Alan N Simmons123*, Scott C Matthews1234, Irina A Strigo23, Dewleen G Baker123, Heather K Donovan123, Arame Motezadi1234, Murray B Stein12 and Martin P Paulus123

Author Affiliations

1 Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, 3350 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego, CA 92161, USA

2 University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA

3 Center of Excellence in Stress and Mental Health, VASDHS, 3350 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego, CA 92161, USA

4 Research Service & VA Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, VASDHS, 3350 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego, CA 92161, USA

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Biology of Mood & Anxiety Disorders 2011, 1:6  doi:10.1186/2045-5380-1-6

Published: 12 October 2011

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Supplementary Data. Additional information to aid in the interpretation of the results (as listed below). Supplementary Table 1. Whole brain group contrasts for the faces versus shape. Supplementary Table 2. Task accuracy data group by condition. Supplementary Table 3. Within subjects analysis of task performance data. Supplementary Table 4. Between subject analysis of task performance data. Supplementary Figure 1. Functional connectivity results from left amygdala task seed region of interest differences between PTSD and CEC. Supplementary Figure 2. Functional connectivity results from right amygdala task seed region of interest differences between PTSD and CEC.

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