Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Treating PTSD and depression: Mechanisms of pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy in rats|
||San Antonio, TX
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| January 2017 -
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PTSD and depression are serious psychiatric disorders afflicting the veteran population, and are frequently comorbid. Current pharmaco- and psychotherapies are inadequate, and more effective treatments are needed. Progress has been hampered by a lack of understanding of the neurobiological mechanisms underlying the pathology and effective treatment of these disorders. We have used chronic unpredictable stress (CUS) to produce behavioral changes in rats that model several shared dimensions of PTS...
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