Changes in integrin αv, vinculin and connexin43 in the medial prefrontal cortex in rats under single-prolonged stress

@inproceedings{Li2015ChangesII,
  title={Changes in integrin αv, vinculin and connexin43 in the medial prefrontal cortex in rats under single-prolonged stress},
  author={Yana Li and Fang Han and Yuxiu Shi},
  booktitle={Molecular medicine reports},
  year={2015}
}
Post‑traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a stress‑accociated mental disorder that occurs as a result of exposure to a traumatic event, with characteristic symptoms, including intrusive memories, hyperarousal and avoidance. The medial prefrontal cortex (mPFC) is known to be significantly involved in emotional adjustment, particularly introspection, inhibition of the amygdala and emotional memory. Previous structural neuroimaging studies have revealed that the mPFC of PTSD patients was… CONTINUE READING