Anxiety and alcohol abuse disorders: a common role for CREB and its target, the neuropeptide Y gene.

@article{Pandey2003AnxietyAA,
  title={Anxiety and alcohol abuse disorders: a common role for CREB and its target, the neuropeptide Y gene.},
  author={Subhash C Pandey},
  journal={Trends in pharmacological sciences},
  year={2003},
  volume={24 9},
  pages={456-60}
}
It has been hypothesized that anxiety disorders play an important role in the initiation and maintenance of alcohol drinking behaviors. However, the molecular mechanisms for the association between anxiety and alcohol abuse are not well understood. Structures of the extended amygdala, particularly the central nucleus of amygdala, are involved in anxiety and… CONTINUE READING