Bilateral Alternating Auditory Stimulations Facilitate Fear Extinction and Retrieval

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Boukezzi, Sarah; Silva, Catarina; Nazarian, Bruno; Rousseau, Pierre-François; Guedj, Eric; Valenzuela-Moguillansky, Camila; Khalfa, Stéphanie;
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Psychology, volume 8 (issn: 1664-1078, eissn: 1664-1078)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00990, pmc: PMC5470101
  • Subject: stress | fear conditioning | skin conductance | fear extinction | :Ciências Sociais::Psicologia [Domínio/Área Científica] | [SCCO]Cognitive science | [SCCO.NEUR]Cognitive science/Neuroscience | Psychology | EMDR | Original Research
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Disruption of fear conditioning, its extinction and its retrieval are at the core of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Such deficits, especially fear extinction delay, disappear after alternating bilateral stimulations (BLS) during eye movement desensitization and r... View more
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