Expert Opin Pharmacother 2021 Jun 14:1-12. Epub 2021 Jun 14.
Pharmacology Division, University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India.
: Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a mental disorder, is associated with anxiety, depression, and social awkwardness resulting from past traumatic episodes like natural disasters, accidents, terrorist attacks, war, rape, and sexual violence. It affects primarily the amygdala, cortex, and hippocampus where neurochemical changes result in altered behavior. PTSD patients display impaired fear extinction, and past events keep haunting them. Read More