Acute restraint stress alters subsequent auditory fear conditioning in the rat
Bush, D.E.A., Johnson, L.R., Choi, J., & LeDoux, J.E. (2003) Acute restraint stress alters subsequent auditory fear conditioning in the rat. In Society of Neuroscience Annual Meeting 2003, 8 - 12 November 2003, New Orleans, LA.
The neural basis of Pavlovian fear conditioning is well understood and depends upon neural processes within the amygdala. Stress is known to play a role in the modulation of fear-related behavior, including Pavlovian fear conditioning. Chronic restraint stress has been shown to enhance fear conditioning to discrete and contextual stimuli; however, the time course and extent of restraint that is essential for this modulation of fear learning remains unclear. Thus, we tested the extent to which a single exposure to 1 hr of restraint would alter subsequent auditory fear conditioning in rats.
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|Item Type:||Conference Item (Poster)|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > NEUROSCIENCES (110900)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Psychology & Counselling
|Deposited On:||19 Oct 2015 22:50|
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