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Gender impacts brain activity in alcoholics

20:00 EDT 29 Apr 2019 | AAAS

(Boston University School of Medicine) Compared to alcoholic women, alcoholic men have more diminished brain activity in areas responsible for emotional processing (limbic regions including the amygdala and hippocampus), as well as memory and social processing (cortical regions including the superior frontal and supramarginal regions) among other functions.

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