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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01BX001374-05A1
Title: Neural Basis of Individual Differences in Fear Extinction
Principal Investigator:

Marlene A Wilson

Location: Columbia, SC
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2019 - December 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $225,595
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$1,316,268
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

ABSTRACT While most of the general population, and particularly combat veterans, experience traumatic events, only a relatively small proportion go on to develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), suggesting there are individual differences in susceptibility to the long-term consequences of traumatic stress. PTSD patients also show impairments in fear extinction, extinction recall, and safety learning, so extinction learning processes form the basis of exposure-based therapies. We have obser...



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