Stress-induced enhancement of auditory startle: an animal model of posttraumatic stress disorder.

@article{Garrick2001StressinducedEO,
  title={Stress-induced enhancement of auditory startle: an animal model of posttraumatic stress disorder.},
  author={Thomas R. Garrick and Nancy S. Morrow and Arieh Y Shalev and Spencer Eth},
  journal={Psychiatry},
  year={2001},
  volume={64 4},
  pages={
          346-54
        }
}
An innovative animal model of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is proposed in which nonhabituation of the acoustic startle response is developed in rats subsequent to tailshock exposure. Subjects (n = 31) received 30 minutes of intermittent tail shock on 2 days followed by exposure to the tailshock apparatus on the third day. Compared to baseline startle reactions, 9 of 31 tailshock-exposed rats developed nonhabituation of startle response reactions during the subsequent 3 weeks of testing… CONTINUE READING
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