The impact of anxiety upon cognition: perspectives from human threat of shock studies

@inproceedings{Robinson2013TheIO,
  title={The impact of anxiety upon cognition: perspectives from human threat of shock studies},
  author={Oliver J. Robinson and Katherine Vytal and Brian R. Cornwell and Christian Grillon},
  booktitle={Front. Hum. Neurosci.},
  year={2013}
}
Anxiety disorders constitute a sizeable worldwide health burden with profound social and economic consequences. The symptoms are wide-ranging; from hyperarousal to difficulties with concentrating. This latter effect falls under the broad category of altered cognitive performance which is the focus of this review. Specifically, we examine the interaction between anxiety and cognition focusing on the translational threat of unpredictable shock paradigm; a method previously used to characterize… CONTINUE READING

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