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The overlap between anxiety, depression, and obsessive-compulsive disorder

In man, damage to the [WIKI]amygdala[/WIKI], or areas of the temporal lobe that include the amygdala can be studied occasionally in suitable single cases. One patient with a rare congenital disease that results in the bilateral degeneration of the amygdala was exposed to live snakes and spiders, toured a “haunted” house, and was shown emotionally harrowing films. There was no experience of fear reported...
 

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