Fear Conditioning and Extinction in Twins Discordant for Combat Exposure and PTSD.

Offringa, Reid.

Abstract: Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that develops in a minority of people after exposure to a traumatic event. For these people, previously non-emotional stimuli become associated with the traumatic event, causing a significant amount of psychological distress. For instance, a veteran who served on a swift boat may find that fishing boats evoke powerful emotional ... read more

Tufts University. Department of Psychology.
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