An Abrupt Transformation of Phobic Behavior After a Post-Retrieval Amnesic Agent.

  title={An Abrupt Transformation of Phobic Behavior After a Post-Retrieval Amnesic Agent.},
  author={Marieke Soeter and Merel Kindt},
  journal={Biological psychiatry},
  volume={78 12},
BACKGROUND Although disrupting the process of memory reconsolidation has a great potential for clinical practice, the fear-amnesic effects are typically demonstrated through Pavlovian conditioning. Given that older and stronger memories are generally more resistant to change, we tested whether disrupting reconsolidation would also diminish fear in individuals who had developed a persistent spider fear outside the laboratory. METHODS Spider-fearful participants received a single dose of 40 mg… CONTINUE READING
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