Sexual behavior modulates contextual fear memory through dopamine D1/D5 receptors.

Abstract

Traumatic events always lead to aversive emotional memory, i.e., fear memory. In contrast, positive events in daily life such as sex experiences seem to reduce aversive memory after aversive events. Thus, we hypothesized that post-traumatic pleasurable experiences, especially instinctive behaviors such as sex, might modulate traumatic memory through a… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/hipo.20505

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@article{Bai2009SexualBM, title={Sexual behavior modulates contextual fear memory through dopamine D1/D5 receptors.}, author={Hua-Yi Bai and Jun Cao and Na Liu and Lin Xu and Jianhong Luo}, journal={Hippocampus}, year={2009}, volume={19 3}, pages={289-98} }