Association between habenula dysfunction and motivational symptoms in unmedicated major depressive disorder

Published: 29/05/2017
Association between habenula dysfunction and motivational symptoms in unmedicated major depressive disorder
Source: ACADEMIC.OUP.COM

Abstract The lateral habenula plays a central role in reward and punishment processing and has been suggested to drive the cardinal symptom of anhedonia in depression. This hypothesis is largely based on observations of habenula hypermetabolism in animal models of depression, but the activity of habenula and its relationship with clinical symptoms in patients with depression remains unclear. High-

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