Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Neural Basis of Individual Differences in Fear Extinction|
Marlene A Wilson
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| January 2019 -
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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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