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

@article{Lisboa2018TemperingAM,
  title={Tempering aversive/traumatic memories with cannabinoids: a review of evidence from animal and human studies},
  author={Sabrina F Lisboa and Carla Vila-Verde and Jessica Rosa and Daniela L Uliana and Cristina Aparecida Stern and Leandro Jose Bertoglio and Leonardo B. M. Resstel and Francisco Silveira Guimar{\~a}es},
  journal={Psychopharmacology},
  year={2018},
  volume={236},
  pages={201-226}
}
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… 
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