Tempering aversive/traumatic memories with cannabinoids: a review of evidence from animal and human studies

  title={Tempering aversive/traumatic memories with cannabinoids: a review of evidence from animal and human studies},
  author={S. Lisboa and C. Vila-Verde and J. Rosa and D. L. Uliana and C. A. Stern and L. J. Bertoglio and L. B. Resstel and F. Guimar{\~a}es},
  • S. Lisboa, C. Vila-Verde, +5 authors F. Guimarães
  • Published 2018
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychopharmacology
  • RationaleAversive learning and memory are essential to cope with dangerous and stressful stimuli present in an ever-changing environment. When this process is dysfunctional, however, it is associated with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The endocannabinoid (eCB) system has been implicated in synaptic plasticity associated with physiological and pathological aversive learning and memory.Objective and methodsThe objective of this study was to review and discuss evidence on how and where in… CONTINUE READING
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