2009

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Basic Science and Clinical Practice

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ISBN: 978-1-60327-328-2 (Print) 978-1-60327-329-9 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. Amygdala and Fear

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 1-19

      Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Definition, Prevalence, and Risk Factors

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      Pages 23-38

      The Amygdala and the Neural Pathways of Fear

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      Pages 39-78

      Physiology of the Amygdala: Implications for PTSD

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      Pages 79-103

      Counteracting Molecular Pathways Regulating the Reduction of Fear: Implications for the Treatment of Anxiety Diseases

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      Pages 105-130

      Memory in PTSD:A Neurocognitive Approach

  3. Animal Models of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 133-149

      Toward Animal Models of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 151-184

      PTSD: From Neurons to Networks

  4. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Arousal

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 187-200

      Arousal Neurons in the Brain

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      Pages 201-211

      Hyperarousal and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: A Role for the Hypocretin System

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      Pages 213-230

      The Locus Coeruleus-Noradrenergic System and Stress: Implications for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

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      Pages 231-253

      Effect of Stress on Sleep and Its Relationship to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

  5. Stress hormones in post-traumatic stress disorder

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 257-275

      Stress Hormones and PTSD

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      Pages 277-293

      Low Basal Cortisol and Startle Responding as Possible Biomarkers of PTSD: The Influence of Internalizing and Externalizing Comorbidity

  6. Brain Imaging in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 297-317

      Functional Neuroimaging in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 319-334

      The Amygdala in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

  7. Treatment Strategies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 337-361

      Pharmacologic Treatment of PTSD

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      Pages 363-373

      Guided Imagery as a Therapeutic Tool in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 375-399

      Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy for Combat-Related PTSD

  8. Back Matter

    Pages 401-409