Effects of sensitivity to life stress on uncinate fasciculus segments in early adolescence

Published: 28/04/2017
Effects of sensitivity to life stress on uncinate fasciculus segments in early adolescence
Source: ACADEMIC.OUP.COM

Abstract Previous research suggests that exposure to early life stress (ELS) affects the structural integrity of the uncinate fasciculus (UF), a frontolimbic white matter tract that undergoes protracted development throughout adolescence. Adolescence is an important transitional period characterized by the emergence of internalizing psychopathology such as anxiety, particularly in individuals with

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