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Catechol-O-methyltransferase activity does not influence emotional processing in men

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Background:
Catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) regulates cortical dopaminergic transmission and prefrontal-dependent cognitive function. However, its role in other cognitive processes, including emotional processing, is relatively unexplored. We therefore investigated the separate and interactive influences of COMT inhibition and Val158Met (rs4680) genotype on performance on an emotional test battery.
Methods:
We recruited 74 healthy men hom... Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1177/02698811221089032

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-0108-1327
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-6719-1126
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Publisher:
SAGE Publications Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Psychopharmacology Journal website
Volume:
36
Issue:
6
Pages:
768-775
Place of publication:
United States
Publication date:
2022-04-20
Acceptance date:
2022-02-24
DOI:
EISSN:
1461-7285
ISSN:
0269-8811
Pmid:
35443830
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1251362
Local pid:
pubs:1251362
Deposit date:
2022-05-10

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