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A Neural Biomarker of Psychological Vulnerability to Future Life Stress

Overview of attention for article published in Neuron, February 2015
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19 news outlets
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8 blogs
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62 tweeters
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1 patent
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1 weibo user
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7 Facebook pages
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1 video uploader

Citations

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199 Mendeley
Title
A Neural Biomarker of Psychological Vulnerability to Future Life Stress
Published in
Neuron, February 2015
DOI 10.1016/j.neuron.2014.12.055
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Johnna R. Swartz, Annchen R. Knodt, Spenser R. Radtke, Ahmad R. Hariri

Abstract

We all experience a host of common life stressors such as the death of a family member, medical illness, and financial uncertainty. While most of us are resilient to such stressors, continuing to function normally, for a subset of individuals, experiencing these stressors increases the likelihood of developing treatment-resistant, chronic psychological problems, including depression and anxiety. It is thus paramount to identify predictive markers of risk, particularly those reflecting fundamental biological processes that can be targets for intervention and prevention. Using data from a longitudinal study of 340 healthy young adults, we demonstrate that individual differences in threat-related amygdala reactivity predict psychological vulnerability to life stress occurring as much as 1 to 4 years later. These results highlight a readily assayed biomarker, threat-related amygdala reactivity, which predicts psychological vulnerability to commonly experienced stressors and represents a discrete target for intervention and prevention.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 4 2%
France 2 1%
Denmark 1 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
China 1 <1%
Germany 1 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
Unknown 188 94%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 49 25%
Researcher 36 18%
Student > Master 25 13%
Student > Doctoral Student 23 12%
Student > Bachelor 19 10%
Other 47 24%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 81 41%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 25 13%
Unspecified 24 12%
Medicine and Dentistry 24 12%
Neuroscience 21 11%
Other 24 12%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 238. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 31 January 2019.
All research outputs
#48,550
of 12,881,446 outputs
Outputs from Neuron
#87
of 7,344 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#1,127
of 275,488 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Neuron
#3
of 117 outputs
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