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Neural embedding of stress reactivity

A report in this issue of Nature Neuroscience demonstrates that stress in infancy leading to altered cortisol levels in childhood culminates in vulnerability to dysregulated affect in adolescent girls by biasing the functional dynamics of core neural regions mediating the generation and regulation of emotional responsiveness.

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Figure 1: Biological pathways linking early life stress to later psychopathology.


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Bogdan, R., Hariri, A. Neural embedding of stress reactivity. Nat Neurosci 15, 1605–1607 (2012).

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