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PTSD Research News: Researchers detail novel underlying mechanism involved in PTSD and other anxiety disorders

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(SOURCE: UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA AT BIRMINGHAM) – University of Alabama at Birmingham neurobiologist Lynn Dobrunz, Ph.D., has discovered a novel mechanism for how stress-induced anxiety — the type of experience that can produce post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD — affects circuit function in the hippocampus, the area of the brain where aversive memories are formed. These studies […]