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Brain Norepinephrine Systems and Anxiety

  • Masatoshi Tanaka
  • Shigeto Yamada
  • Masami Yoshida
  • Hiroyuki Emoto
  • Hideo Ishii
Part of the Advances in Behavioral Biology book series (ABBI, volume 53)

Abstract

For investigations of the neurochemical bases of the provocation of mechanisms of anxietyand/or fear and the reduction mechanism of anxiety by anxiolytic drugs, stress paradigms are a very useful tool, since a variety of stressful stimuli have been known to cause marked changes in negative emotions including anxiety and/or fear.

Keywords

Locus Coeruleus Immobilization Stress Specific Brain Region Neurochemical Change Anxiolytic Drug 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Masatoshi Tanaka
    • 1
  • Shigeto Yamada
    • 2
  • Masami Yoshida
    • 1
  • Hiroyuki Emoto
    • 1
  • Hideo Ishii
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PharmacologyKurume University School of MeddineKurumeJapan
  2. 2.Department of PsychiatrySaga Medical SchoolNabeshima, SagaJapan

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