21. Stress and Glucocorticoid Effects on Memory

Implications for Anxiety Disorders

  1. Cheryl D. Conrad
  1. Dominique J.-F. de Quervain

Published Online: 14 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118083222.ch21

The Handbook of Stress: Neuropsychological Effects on the Brain

The Handbook of Stress: Neuropsychological Effects on the Brain

How to Cite

de Quervain, D. J.-F. (2011) Stress and Glucocorticoid Effects on Memory, in The Handbook of Stress: Neuropsychological Effects on the Brain (ed C. D. Conrad), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118083222.ch21

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. Department of Psychology, Division of Cognitive Neuroscience, and Psychiatric University Clinic, University of Basel, Switzerland

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 glucocorticoid effects on memory;
  • stress, activating the HPA;
  • glucocorticoid effects on memory consolidation;
  • memory consolidation and de novo protein synthesis;
  • glucocorticoid effects on memory retrieval;
  • rats, stress exposure and delayed alternation task;
  • stress and glucocorticoids on memory functions;
  • memory-extinction hypothesis;
  • hormone effects and emotional arousal-induced activation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Glucocorticoid Effects on Memory Consolidation

  • Glucocorticoid Effects on Memory Retrieval

  • Glucocorticoid Effects on Working Memory

  • Modulatory Effects of Glucocorticoids on Emotional Memory: Implications for Anxiety Disorders

  • Conclusion

  • References