A current overview of cannabinoids and glucocorticoids in facilitating extinction of aversive memories: Potential extinction enhancers

@article{Bitencourt2013ACO,
  title={A current overview of cannabinoids and glucocorticoids in facilitating extinction of aversive memories: Potential extinction enhancers},
  author={Rafael Mariano de Bitencourt and Fabr{\'i}cio Alano Pamplona and Reinaldo Naoto Takahashi},
  journal={Neuropharmacology},
  year={2013},
  volume={64},
  pages={389-395}
}
Emotional learning is extremely important for the survival of an individual. However, once acquired, emotional associations are not always expressed. The regulation of emotional responses under different environmental conditions is essential for mental health. Indeed, pathologic feelings of fear and anxiety are defining features of many serious psychiatric illness, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and specific phobias. The simplest form of regulation of emotional responses is… CONTINUE READING

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