Affiliation: Stanford University
- Individual differences in trait anxiety predict the response of the basolateral amygdala to unconsciously processed fearful facesAmit Etkin
Center for Neurobiology and Behavior, Columbia University Medical Center, fMRI Research Center, 170 West 168th Street, Box 108, New York, New York 10032, USA
Neuron 44:1043-55. 2004..These findings provide a biological basis for the unconscious emotional vigilance characteristic of anxiety and a means for investigating the mechanisms and efficacy of treatments for anxiety...
- Common abnormalities and disorder-specific compensation during implicit regulation of emotional processing in generalized anxiety and major depressive disordersAmit Etkin
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, 4 0 1 Quarry Rd, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Am J Psychiatry 168:968-78. 2011..The authors examined emotional conflict processing using a salient stimulus associated with observable and interpretable behavioral outcomes and with activation in limbic and prefrontal regions implicated in anxiety and depression...
- Functional neuroanatomy of anxiety: a neural circuit perspectiveAmit Etkin
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, 401 Quarry Road, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Curr Top Behav Neurosci 2:251-77. 2010....
- Emotional processing in anterior cingulate and medial prefrontal cortexAmit Etkin
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
Trends Cogn Sci 15:85-93. 2011..Moreover, this new framework is broadly consistent with emerging data on other negative and positive emotions...
- Failure of anterior cingulate activation and connectivity with the amygdala during implicit regulation of emotional processing in generalized anxiety disorderAmit Etkin
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, the Center for Interdisciplinary Brain Science Research, and the Program in Neuroscience, Stanford University, USA
Am J Psychiatry 167:545-54. 2010..Here the authors examined whether this form of noninstructed emotion regulation is perturbed in generalized anxiety disorder...
- Disrupted amygdalar subregion functional connectivity and evidence of a compensatory network in generalized anxiety disorderAmit Etkin
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Arch Gen Psychiatry 66:1361-72. 2009..A functional connectivity approach at the subregional level may therefore yield novel insights into GAD...
- Functional neuroimaging of anxiety: a meta-analysis of emotional processing in PTSD, social anxiety disorder, and specific phobiaAmit Etkin
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, 401 Quarry Rd, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Am J Psychiatry 164:1476-88. 2007..The authors also compared these deficits to the neural systems engaged during anticipatory anxiety in healthy subjects...
- Explicit and implicit emotion regulation: a dual-process frameworkAnett Gyurak
Department of Psychiatry, 401 Quarry Road, MC 5797, Stanford, CA 94305 5797, USA
Cogn Emot 25:400-12. 2011..In the third section, we turn to several forms of implicit emotion regulation, and integrate the burgeoning literature in this area. We conclude by outlining open questions and areas for future research...
- Dissociable neural systems resolve conflict from emotional versus nonemotional distractersTobias Egner
Functional MRI Research Center, Columbia University, Neurological Institute, Box 108, 710 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
Cereb Cortex 18:1475-84. 2008..These data suggest that the neuroanatomical networks recruited to overcome conflict vary systematically with the nature of the conflict, but that they may share a common conflict-detection mechanism...
- Resolving emotional conflict: a role for the rostral anterior cingulate cortex in modulating activity in the amygdalaAmit Etkin
Center for Neurobiology and Behavior, Columbia University Medical Center, Neurological Institute Box 108, 710 West 168th Street, New York, New York 10032, USA
Neuron 51:871-82. 2006..These data suggest that emotional conflict is resolved through top-down inhibition of amygdalar activity by the rostral cingulate cortex...