APD LINKS TO THE BRAIN

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  • Created on: 02-06-13 23:48

Some reasearchers believe that bran abnormalities are the main cause of Anti Social Personality disorder APD The amygdala and the prfrontal cortex are the two main areas of the brain that have been associated with APD

THE AMYGDALA

The amygdala is located in the limbic system and its in the tempral lobe of the brain. it is involved in memory and emotion particulary fear it is responsible for learning from the negative consequences of our actions.It also responds to fearful and sad facial expressions in others. We therfore learn to avoid

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