Time-dependent effects of cortisol on the contextualization of emotional memories.

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BACKGROUND The inability to store fearful memories into their original encoding context is considered to be an important vulnerability factor for the development of anxiety disorders like posttraumatic stress disorder. Altered memory contextualization most likely involves effects of the stress hormone cortisol, acting via receptors located in the memory… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2013.06.022

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