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Abstract #3695

Neural Correlates of Altruistic and Deontological Guilt: An FMRI Investigation in Healthy Individuals

Barbara Basile1,2, Marco Bozzali3, Emiliano Macaluso3, Francesco Mancini2

1Neuroimaging Laboratory , Santa Lucia Foundation, Rome, Italy, Italy; 2School of Cognitive Psychotherapy, Rome, Italy, Italy; 3Neuroimaging Laboratory, Santa Lucia Foundation, Rome, Italy, Italy

The neuroanatomical correlates of basic emotions have been largely investigated using functional MRI (fMRI).Guilt is a very relevant social emotion, which is involved in everyday life situations. Recently, deontological guilt and altruistic guilt have been differently characterized.