Anouchka Pickenhagen

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Antidepressant drugs and psychotherapy combined are more effective in treating mood disorders than either treatment alone, but the neurobiological basis of this interaction is unknown. To investigate how antidepressants influence the response of mood-related systems to behavioral experience, we used a fear-conditioning and extinction paradigm in mice.(More)
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are widely used antidepressants, but the mechanisms by which they influence behavior are only partially resolved. Adult hippocampal neurogenesis is necessary for some of the responses to SSRIs, but it is not known whether mature dentate gyrus granule cells (DG GCs) also contribute. We deleted the serotonin 1A(More)
Recent results suggest that a negative ERP potential emerges not only on error trials, but is also found after correct responses. There is broad evidence that this component is generated in the anterior cingulate cortex (ACC). The present study aimed to explore the influence of working memory demands on the evaluation process probably reflected by the(More)
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