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Post-traumatic stress disorder as a disorder of prediction

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)334-336
Number of pages3
JournalNature Neuroscience
Volume22
Issue number3
Early online date22 Feb 2019
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2019

Abstract

Disproportionate reactions to unexpected stimuli and greater attention to perceived threat are cardinal symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder. Computational psychiatry helps explain how these responses develop and result from abnormalities in learning and prediction during and after traumatic events.

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