19. Stress and Animal Models of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

  1. Cheryl D. Conrad
  1. Hagit Cohen1,
  2. Gal Richter-Levin2 and
  3. Joseph Zohar3

Published Online: 14 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118083222.ch19

The Handbook of Stress: Neuropsychological Effects on the Brain

The Handbook of Stress: Neuropsychological Effects on the Brain

How to Cite

Cohen, H., Richter-Levin, G. and Zohar, J. (2011) Stress and Animal Models of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, in The Handbook of Stress: Neuropsychological Effects on the Brain (ed C. D. Conrad), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118083222.ch19

Editor Information

  1. Department of Psychology and Division of Natural Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Arizona State University, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Beer - Sheva Mental Health Center, The State of Israel Ministry of Health, Anxiety and Stress Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel

  2. 2

    The Institute for the Study of Affective Neuroscience (ISAN), The Brain and Behavior Research Center, Department of Psychology & Department of Neurobiology and Ethology, University of Haifa, Israel

  3. 3

    The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Sackler Medical School, Tel-Aviv University, Tel Hashomer, Israel

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 OCT 2011
  2. Published Print: 11 AUG 2011

Book Series:

  1. Wiley-Blackwell Handbooks of Behavioral Neuroscience

Book Series Editors:

  1. David Mostofsky

Series Editor Information

  1. Boston University, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444330236

Online ISBN: 9781118083222

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Keywords:

  • stress and animal models of PTSD;
  • stress, emotional and physical manifestations;
  • PTSD, comorbid with depressive and anxiety disorders;
  • animal models of PTSD-trauma/stress-based models;
  • freezing response mode for animals;
  • Richter-Levin's stress model, the underwater trauma;
  • time, in traumatic stress-induced disorders;
  • acute-phase pharmacotherapeutic interventions;
  • anatomic biomolecular parameters and behavioral response

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Animal Models of PTSD

  • Selected CBC-based Studies

  • Can PTSD Be Prevented?

  • Conclusions

  • References