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Pivotal role of GABAergic neurons of the basolateral amygdala in relaying hippocampal and serotonergic information

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The amygdala is a brain structure located in the temporal lobe that coordinates a wide range of emotional behaviours, in particular fear responses. Neuroimaging studies in humans have shown that in patients with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and phobias the amygdala is hyper-responsive to emotional stimuli. Thus, deciphering the neuronal mechanisms through which the amygdala orchestrates fear responses may improve treatments for pathological fear. In the last decades it has become ...

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MSD
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Pharmacology
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Pharmacology
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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2016-10-31

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