Sex differences in anxiety disorders: Interactions between fear, stress, and gonadal hormones

@article{Maeng2015SexDI,
  title={Sex differences in anxiety disorders: Interactions between fear, stress, and gonadal hormones},
  author={L. Maeng and M. Milad},
  journal={Hormones and Behavior},
  year={2015},
  volume={76},
  pages={106-117}
}
  • L. Maeng, M. Milad
  • Published 2015
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Hormones and Behavior
  • This article is part of a Special Issue "SBN 2014". Women are more vulnerable to stress- and fear-based disorders, such as anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder. Despite the growing literature on this topic, the neural basis of these sex differences remains unclear, and the findings appear inconsistent. The neurobiological mechanisms of fear and stress in learning and memory processes have been extensively studied, and the crosstalk between these systems is beginning to explain the… CONTINUE READING
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