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Emotion regulation in mood and anxiety disorders: A meta-analysis of fMRI cognitive reappraisal studies

Maria Pico-Perez, Joaquim Radua, Trevor Steward, Jose M Menchon, Carles Soriano-Mas



Emotion regulation by means of cognitive reappraisal has been widely studied with functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). To date, several meta-analyses of studies using cognitive reappraisal tasks in healthy volunteers have been carried out, but no meta-analyses have yet been performed on the fMRI data of clinical populations with identified alterations in emotion regulation capacity. We provide a comprehensive meta-analysis of cognitive reappraisal fMRI studies in populations of patients with mood or anxiety disorders, yielding a pooled sample of 247 patients and 262 controls from thirteen independent studies. As a distinguishing feature of this meta-analysis, original statistical br..

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Funding Acknowledgements

Funding for this study was provided by Instituto de Salud Carlos III (ISCIII) and FEDER funds/European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) - a way to build Europe- (PI13/01958 and PI16/00889) and AGAUR (2014 SGR 1672). CIBERSAM & CIBEROBN are initiatives of the Carlos III Health Institute. MP-P is supported by a FI Grant from AGAUR-Generalitat de Catalunya (2015 FI_B 00839). JR and CS-M are supported by a 'Miguel Servet' contract from the ISCIII (CP14/00041 and CPII16/00048, respectively). TS is supported by grants from the Carlos III Health Institute (FIS PI14/00290 & CIBEROBN).