Soldiers with PTSD more ‘tuned’ to angry faces because of over-connected brain circuits

Elsevier| Fri Jan 29 10:01:27 EST 2016

Soldiers with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are more ‘tuned’ to perceive threatening facial expressions than people without PTSD because of more over-connected brain circuits, according to a new study published in the journal .  The researchers behind the study, from The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) in Canada, in partnership with the Canadian Armed Forces, say understanding how this works could help researchers develop better ways to assess when soldiers are ....

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