A review of the modulation of the startle reflex by affective states and its application in psychiatry

@article{Grillon2003ARO,
  title={A review of the modulation of the startle reflex by affective states and its application in psychiatry},
  author={C. Grillon and J. Baas},
  journal={Clinical Neurophysiology},
  year={2003},
  volume={114},
  pages={1557-1579}
}
  • C. Grillon, J. Baas
  • Published 2003
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • OBJECTIVE To provide an overview of startle reflex methodologies applied to the examination of emotional and motivational states in humans and to review the findings in different forms of psychopathology. METHODS Pertinent articles were searched mostly via MEDLINE and PsycINFO. RESULTS The startle reflex is a non-invasive translational tool of research that bridges the gap between animal and human investigations. Startle is used to study fear and anxiety, affective disturbances… CONTINUE READING
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