High Versus Low Level of Response to Alcohol: Evidence of Differential Reactivity to Emotional Stimuli

Biological Psychiatry, 05/21/2012

Level of response (LR) group functional magnetic resonance imaging differences are as prominent during an emotional face task as during cognitive paradigms. Low–LR individuals processed both types of information in a manner that might contribute to an impaired ability to recognize modest levels of alcohol intoxication in a range of life situations.

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