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Neurofeedback for Depression - Amygdala Studies

Kymberly Young PhD is Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. She is an expert in brain science. Her 2017 article in the AJP, “Randomized Clinical Trial of Real-Time fMRI Amygdala Neurofeedback for Major Depressive Disorder: Effects on Symptoms and Autobiographical Memory Recall” is gaining attention. This Podcast focuses on the amygdala, how therapeutically it can be brought “online” in the brain through calibrated patient self-efforts related to their memories.

Released: 8/11/21

References:

  1. Young, KD, Siegle, GJ, Zotev, V, et al Randomized Clinical Trial of Real-Time fMRI Amygdala Neurofeedback for Major Depressive Disorder: Effects on Symptoms and Autobiographical Memory Recall.
    American Journal of Psychiatry Volume 174, Issue 814 Apr 2017 pg 1-8.
  2. Young, KD, Zotev, V, Phillips, R, et al. Amygdala real-time functional magnetic resonance imaging neurofeedback for major depressive disorder: A review. Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences 2018, pg 1-16 (Japanese Society of Psychiatry and Neurology)

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