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"It seems, increasingly, that the 'trauma' in posttraumatic stress disorder is the impact of stress on brain structure and function. The study by Rao and colleagues provides evidence that glucocorticoids may have protective effects in their animal model that prevent from these changes in synaptic connectivity, potentially shedding light on protective effects of glucocorticoids described in relation to PTSD."
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"Glucocorticoids Protect Against the Delayed Behavioral and Cellular Effects of Acute Stress on the Amygdala"
Rajnish P. Rao, Shobha Anilkumar, Bruce S. McEwen, Sumantra Chattarji
Biological Psychiatry, September 2012, DOI: 10.1016
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