Neuropeptide Y Pathways in Anxiety-Related Disorders

@article{Dumont2014NeuropeptideYP,
  title={Neuropeptide Y Pathways in Anxiety-Related Disorders},
  author={Yvan Dumont and Rémi Quirion},
  journal={Biological Psychiatry},
  year={2014},
  volume={76},
  pages={834-835}
}
Anxiety reflects a state of cognitive and behavioral preparedness that an organism mobilizes in response to a potential threat. Anxiety can be conceptualized as having two components: state and trait. Trait anxiety refers to an individual’s personality and predisposition for anxiety, whereas state anxiety refers to the emotional response generated by a perceived threat. Traditional research in anxiety in humans and animal models have focused on understanding neurologic deficits in individuals… Expand
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