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The effect of hydrocortisone on fear information processing and fear extinction

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The interaction between endogenous cortisol and cortisone, fear extinction and fear information processing
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Introduction: Previous work has revealed that the success of exposure-based therapies in individuals with anxiety disorders can be i) enhanced with pre-treatment glucocorticoid administration and ii) predicted by raised endogenous cortisol levels during treatment. In recent years, computer-based exposure initiatives that minimise costly and time-intensive therapist input whilst providing greater access to treatment have been successfully developed. Given the benefits of these novel ...

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Green Templeton

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Type of award:
MSc by Research
Level of award:
Masters
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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