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Volumetric associations between uncinate fasciculus, amygdala, and trait anxiety

Volker Baur1*, Jürgen Hänggi1 and Lutz Jäncke123

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1 Division Neuropsychology, Institute of Psychology, University of Zurich, Switzerland

2 Center for Integrative Human Physiology, University of Zurich, Switzerland

3 International Normal Aging and Plasticity Imaging Center (INAPIC), University of Zurich, Switzerland

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BMC Neuroscience 2012, 13:4  doi:10.1186/1471-2202-13-4

Published: 4 January 2012

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Supplemental Results. Distribution of trait anxiety across subjects (figure S1); Scatter plots for associations between trait anxiety and white matter/grey matter volumes of interest (figure S2); Associations of mean fractional anisotropy across the uncinate fasciculus with trait anxiety and amygdala volume (table S1); Associations of uncinate fasciculus, amygdala and hippocampus volume with depression, anxiety sensitivity, behavioral inhibition, and neuroticism (table S2); Associations between the remaining grey matter volumes and trait anxiety (table S3); Absolute and relative volumes of all examined white matter and grey matter structures (table S4).

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Supplemental Methods. Diffusion tensor imaging data preprocessing and tractography (methods S1); Automatic parcellation of subcortical structures and estimation of intra-cranial volume (methods S2).

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