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Table. 5.

Table. 5.

Brain activation regions in response to emotional distractor in PTSD patients

Brain areaPatients with PTSD

t-valueMNI coordinates

Frontal lobe
 Middle frontal gyrus----
Temporal lobe
 Middle temporal gyrus4.5648-7410
 Inferior temporal gyrus----
 Fusiform gyrus----
Parietal lobe
 Postcentral gyrus----
 Angular gyrus4.00-46-6622
Occipital lobe
 Middle occipital gyrus4.4848-7510
 Inferior occipital gyrus----

Identified in brain areas showing activations response to the emotional relative to the neutral distractor (p<0.001). PTSD: posttraumatic stress disorder, MNI: Montreal Neurological Institute

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