Pharmacotherapy in the aftermath of trauma; opportunities in the 'golden hours'.

@article{Vermetten2014PharmacotherapyIT,
  title={Pharmacotherapy in the aftermath of trauma; opportunities in the 'golden hours'.},
  author={Eric Vermetten and Joseph Zhohar and Harm J. Krugers},
  journal={Current psychiatry reports},
  year={2014},
  volume={16 7},
  pages={455}
}
Several lines of research have demonstrated that memories for fearful events become transiently labile upon re-exposure. Activation of molecular mechanisms is required in order to maintain retrieved information. This process is called reconsolidation. Targeting reconsolidation - as in exposure-based psychotherapy - offers therefore a potentially interesting… CONTINUE READING