Recent Study: Activity in Brain Regions in Monkeys Signal Anxiety

Eileen Bailey Health Guide
  • A recent study showed increased brain activity in the amygdala and anterior hippocampus regions of the brain in monkeys that were nervous. The researchers believe this information can help them to find treatments for children with anxiety. Ned Kalin, the lead researcher said, "monitoring those parts of the brain could help identify and treat high levels of anxiety, an important risk factor for developing the disorders as an adult." according to an article in Reuters Health Information.


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Published On: September 20, 2010