Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Investigating the Neural Basis of Shame and Guilt in Veterans with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder|
Rajendra A. Morey
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||Clinical Science R&D
|| April 2019 -
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ABSTRACT Abnormally regulated fear and threat perception are widely regarded as the core patho- physiological process in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). As a result, associative fear learning models have dominated research on the neuroscience of PTSD. However, shame, guilt, and moral injury, rather than fear, are dominant cognitive processes among individuals with PTSD, which often develops following military combat trauma. Very little is known about how PTSD affects the brain circuits ass...
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