Journal article icon

Journal article

Tryptophan depletion decreases the recognition of fear in female volunteers.

Abstract:

RATIONALE: Serotonergic processes have been implicated in the modulation of fear conditioning in humans, postulated to occur at the level of the amygdala. The processing of other fear-relevant cues, such as facial expressions, has also been associated with amygdala function, but an effect of serotonin depletion on these processes has not been assessed. OBJECTIVE: The present study investigated the effects of reducing serotonin function, using acute tryptophan depletion, on the recognition of ...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published

Actions


Access Document


Publisher copy:
10.1007/s00213-003-1401-6

Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Tunbridge, E More by this author
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Journal:
Psychopharmacology
Volume:
167
Issue:
4
Pages:
411-417
Publication date:
2003-06-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1432-2072
ISSN:
0033-3158
URN:
uuid:4d5e3a8b-27b8-41be-9273-5a8cb19a35e7
Source identifiers:
98043
Local pid:
pubs:98043

Terms of use


Metrics



If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP