The Hypocretin/Orexin System Mediates the Extinction of Fear Memories

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Flores, África ; Valls-Comamala, Victòria ; Costa, Giulia ; Saravia, Rocío ; Maldonado, Rafael ; Berrendero, Fernando (2014)
  • Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1038/npp.2014.146, pmc: PMC4200503
  • Subject: Memòria -- Aspectes fisiològics | Original Article | Pèptids | Por -- Aspectes fisiològics | Extinció psicològica
    mesheuropmc: nervous system diseases | nervous system | fungi | psychological phenomena and processes | mental disorders

Anxiety disorders are often associated with an inability to extinguish learned fear responses. The hypocretin/orexin system is involved in the regulation of emotional states and could also participate in the consolidation and extinction of aversive memories. Using hypoc... View more
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