Neural Oscillatory Correlates for Conditioning and Extinction of Fear
AbstractThe extinction of conditioned-fear represents a hallmark of current exposure therapies as it has been found to be impaired in people suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and anxiety. A large body of knowledge focusing on psychophysiological animal and human studies suggests the involvement of key brain structures that interact via neural oscillations during the acquisition and extinction of fear. Consequently, neural oscillatory correlates of such mechanisms appear relevant regarding the development of novel therapeutic approaches to counterbalance abnormal activity in fear-related brain circuits, which, in turn, could alleviate fear and anxiety symptoms. Here, we provide an account of state-of-the-art neural oscillatory correlates for the conditioning and extinction of fear, and also deal with recent translational efforts aimed at fear extinction by neural oscillatory modulation. View Full-Text
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Trenado, C.; Pedroarena-Leal, N.; Cif, L.; Nitsche, M.; Ruge, D. Neural Oscillatory Correlates for Conditioning and Extinction of Fear. Biomedicines 2018, 6, 49.
Trenado C, Pedroarena-Leal N, Cif L, Nitsche M, Ruge D. Neural Oscillatory Correlates for Conditioning and Extinction of Fear. Biomedicines. 2018; 6(2):49.Chicago/Turabian Style
Trenado, Carlos; Pedroarena-Leal, Nicole; Cif, Laura; Nitsche, Michael; Ruge, Diane. 2018. "Neural Oscillatory Correlates for Conditioning and Extinction of Fear." Biomedicines 6, no. 2: 49.
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