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Differential effects of central oxytocin on social versus cued fear in male rodents

Toth, Iulia (2014) Differential effects of central oxytocin on social versus cued fear in male rodents. PhD, Universität Regensburg.

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Date of publication of this fulltext: 03 Apr 2014 12:41

Abstract (English)

Social anxiety disorder (SAD) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are anxiety disorders characterized by excessive fear and avoidance of social situations and of stimuli associated with the trauma, respectively. The medication for SAD and PTSD is rather unspecific and, despite considerable efforts, their efficacy is unsatisfactory. The neuropeptide oxytocin (OT) has been suggested as a ...


Translation of the abstract (German)

Sowohl Soziale Angsterkrankungen (SAD) als auch Post-traumatische Belastungsstörungen (PTSD) sind Angststörungen. Während SAD durch exzessive Angstzustände und der Vermeidung sozialer Situationen charakterisiert ist, zeichnet sich PTSD zum Einen durch die Vermeidung der Situationen, die ein Trauma herbeigeführt haben, als auch der Situationen, die an das Trauma erinnern, aus. Therapiemaßnahmen ...


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Item type:Thesis of the University of Regensburg (PhD)
Date:3 April 2014
Referee:Prof. Dr. Inga Neumann
Date of exam:4 March 2013
Institutions:Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Zoologie > Tierphysiologie/Neurobiologie (Prof. Dr. Inga Neumann)
Interdisciplinary Subject Network:Not selected
Research groups and research centres:Not selected
Keywords:social fear conditioning, cued fear conditioning, oxytocin, social anxiety disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder
Dewey Decimal Classification:500 Science > 590 Zoological sciences
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:27841
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