Molecular Mechanisms of Stress-Induced Increases in Fear Memory Consolidation within the Amygdala

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Aubry, Antonio V. ; Serrano, Peter A. ; Burghardt, Nesha S. (2016)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, volume 10 (issn: 1662-5153, eissn: 1662-5153)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5073104, doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2016.00191
  • Subject: norepinephrine | PTSD | stress | Hypothesis and Theory | fear conditioning | memory consolidation | Neuroscience | glucocorticoids | basolateral amygdala | GluA2

Stress can significantly impact brain function and increase the risk for developing various psychiatric disorders. Many of the brain regions that are implicated in psychiatric disorders and are vulnerable to the effects of stress are also involved in mediating emotional... View more