ERIC Number: EJ818846
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Oct
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Attention Bias toward Threat in Pediatric Anxiety Disorders
Roy, Amy Krain; Vasa, Roma A.; Bruck, Maggie; Mogg, Karin; Bradley, Brendan P.; Sweeney, Michael; Bergman, R. Lindsey; McClure-Tone, Erin B.; Pine, Daniel S.
Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, v47 n10 p1189 Oct 2008
Attention bias towards threat faces is examined for a large sample of anxiety-disordered youths using visual probe task. The results showed that anxious individuals showed a selective bias towards threat due to perturbation in neural mechanisms that control vigilance.
Descriptors: Anxiety, Pediatrics, Children, Attention, Task Analysis, Neurology, Cognitive Processes, Human Body, Fear, Visual Stimuli, Cues
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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