Will Reconsolidation Blockade Offer a Novel Treatment for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder?

@inproceedings{Pitman2011WillRB,
  title={Will Reconsolidation Blockade Offer a Novel Treatment for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder?},
  author={Roger K. Pitman},
  booktitle={Front. Behav. Neurosci.},
  year={2011}
}
Many articles about memory reconsolidation conclude with its therapeutic implications for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). A core feature of PTSD is the memory of a traumatic event that is characterized by excessive strength, immalleability, and persistence. We found that Korean and World War II veterans with PTSD showed elevated physiological responses during mental imagery of their personal combat events as long as 40 years later (Orr et al., 1993). We have hypothesized that traumatic… CONTINUE READING
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