The ability to learn associations between events is critical for survival, but it has not been clear how different pieces of information stored in memory may be linked together by … Continue Reading Researchers optogenetically create artificial link between unrelated memories.
Why do some people develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) while others who suffered the same ordeal do not? A new UCLA discovery may shed light on the answer. UCLA scientists … Continue Reading Study identifies two genes that boost risk for post-traumatic stress disorder.
While abnormalities in the adrenergic and noradrenergic systems, both integral in the fight-or-flight response, are thought to play a role in the development of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), until now … Continue Reading Evidence of genetic link to PTSD in soldiers exposed to childhood trauma.