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Memory for emotional material: a comparison of central versus peripheral beta blockade.

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The connection between affect and memory is poorly understood. A possible psychopharmacological linking mechanism is the sympathetic arousal that occurs in response to threatening or emotive material. Cahill et al. (1994) reported that a single administration of 40 mg propranolol hydrochloride, a non-selective beta-adrenergic blocker, to healthy young adults significantly reduced delayed recall of emotive material, with recall of matched neutral material unaffected. This study differed import...

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10.1177/026988119901300104

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
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Author
Journal:
Journal of psychopharmacology (Oxford, England) More from this journal
Volume:
13
Issue:
1
Pages:
32-39
Publication date:
1999-01-01
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EISSN:
1461-7285
ISSN:
0269-8811
Language:
English
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uuid:a952974c-562c-4ec5-8703-53ec3b94fa0b
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139158
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2012-12-19

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