Stress following extinction learning leads to a context-dependent return of fear.

@article{HamacherDang2015StressFE,
  title={Stress following extinction learning leads to a context-dependent return of fear.},
  author={Tanja Christina Hamacher-Dang and Christian J. Merz and Oliver T. Wolf},
  journal={Psychophysiology},
  year={2015},
  volume={52 4},
  pages={489-98}
}
It has been suggested that extinction-based therapy benefits from administration of the stress hormone cortisol. However, it is unclear whether similar effects can be obtained by inducing stress instead of administering cortisol, and whether the effects also persist if memory is tested in a different context (renewal test) or after exposure to an aversive stimulus (reinstatement). The present study therefore applied a fear conditioning (context A, day 1) and extinction (context B, day 2… CONTINUE READING
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