6. Yohimbine Hydrochloride

  1. Stefan G. Hofmann
  1. Samantha G. Farris1,
  2. Michelle L. Davis2,
  3. Lindsey B. DeBoer2,
  4. Jasper A. J. Smits2 and
  5. Mark B. Powers2

Published Online: 29 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119945901.ch6

Psychobiological Approaches for Anxiety Disorders: Treatment Combination Strategies

Psychobiological Approaches for Anxiety Disorders: Treatment Combination Strategies

How to Cite

Farris, S. G., Davis, M. L., DeBoer, L. B., Smits, J. A. J. and Powers, M. B. (2012) Yohimbine Hydrochloride, in Psychobiological Approaches for Anxiety Disorders: Treatment Combination Strategies (ed S. G. Hofmann), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119945901.ch6

Editor Information

  1. Boston University, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Houston, Department of Psychology, Houston, TX, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Psychology, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 23 MAR 2012

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series in Clinical Psychology

Book Series Editors:

  1. Adrian Wells

Series Editor Information

  1. School of Psychological Sciences, University of Manchester, UK

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470971819

Online ISBN: 9781119945901

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Keywords:

  • YOH;
  • exposure-based, or CBT;
  • CBT, in anxiety disorders;
  • herbal YOH, bark extract;
  • fear conditioning;
  • fear extinction paradigms;
  • YOH, and emotional learning;
  • yohimbine augmentation;
  • PTSD treatment protocol;
  • YOH, contextually dependent

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Background and History of Yohimbine

  • Safety and Tolerability of Yohimbine Hydrochloride

  • Fear Conditioning and Extinction Learning

  • Yohimbine and Emotional Learning

  • Yohimbine in Animal Studies of Extinction

  • Yohimbine Augmentation of Exposure Treatment in Humans

  • Conclusion

  • References