Amygdala kindling, anxiety, and corticotrophin releasing factor (CRF).

Abstract

Wistar rats were kindled electrically in the anterior or posterior medial amygdala of the right hemisphere. One week after the fourth stage 5 seizure, anxiety was assessed in the elevated plus maze test. Anxiety levels of rats kindled in posterior medial amygdala were reduced relative to implanted controls, but not relative to unoperated controls. Kindling… (More)

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