Repeated Exposure to Conditioned Fear Stress Increases Anxiety and Delays Sleep Recovery Following Exposure to an Acute Traumatic Stressor

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Greenwood, Benjamin N.; Thompson, Robert S.; Opp, Mark R.; Fleshner, Monika;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Psychiatry,volume 5 (issn: 1664-0640, eissn: 1664-0640)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2014.00146, pmc: PMC4202708
  • Subject: sleep | anxiety | conditioning | classical | diurnal rhythm | Original Research | Psychiatry | REM | chronic stress | NREM
    mesheuropmc: psychological phenomena and processes

Repeated stressor exposure can sensitize physiological responses to novel stressors and facilitate the development of stress-related psychiatric disorders including anxiety. Disruptions in diurnal rhythms of sleep–wake behavior accompany stress-related psychiatric disor... View more
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