D Toufexis

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Affiliation: Emory University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The effect of gonadal hormones and gender on anxiety and emotional learning
    Donna J Toufexis
    Emory University, Department of Psychiatry, Yerkes National Primate Center, 954 Gatewood Drive NE, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Horm Behav 50:539-49. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Region- and sex-specific modulation of anxiety behaviours in the rat
    D Toufexis
    Emory University, Department of Psychiatry, Yerkes National Primate Centre, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Neuroendocrinol 19:461-73. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Estrogen disrupts the inhibition of fear in female rats, possibly through the antagonistic effects of estrogen receptor alpha (ERalpha) and ERbeta
    Donna J Toufexis
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, and The Center for Behavioral Neuroscience, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    J Neurosci 27:9729-35. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Progesterone attenuates corticotropin-releasing factor-enhanced but not fear-potentiated startle via the activity of its neuroactive metabolite, allopregnanolone
    Donna J Toufexis
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and The Center for Behavioral Neuroscience, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Neurosci 24:10280-7. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Role of the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis versus the amygdala in fear, stress, and anxiety
    David L Walker
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and The Center for Behavioral Neuroscience, Emory University School of Medicine, 1639 Pierce Drive, Suite 4000, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Eur J Pharmacol 463:199-216. 2003
  6. pmc Genetic, epigenetic and environmental impact on sex differences in social behavior
    Kathryn N Shepard
    Division of Psychobiology, Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Physiol Behav 97:157-70. 2009

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Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint The effect of gonadal hormones and gender on anxiety and emotional learning
    Donna J Toufexis
    Emory University, Department of Psychiatry, Yerkes National Primate Center, 954 Gatewood Drive NE, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Horm Behav 50:539-49. 2006
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  2. ncbi request reprint Region- and sex-specific modulation of anxiety behaviours in the rat
    D Toufexis
    Emory University, Department of Psychiatry, Yerkes National Primate Centre, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Neuroendocrinol 19:461-73. 2007
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Estrogen disrupts the inhibition of fear in female rats, possibly through the antagonistic effects of estrogen receptor alpha (ERalpha) and ERbeta
    Donna J Toufexis
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, and The Center for Behavioral Neuroscience, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    J Neurosci 27:9729-35. 2007
    ..In contrast, neither E nor ERalpha and ERbeta agonists affected single-cue fear conditioning in either sex. These data suggest that E does not enhance fear in emotional learning but acts to disrupt the inhibition of fear in females only...
  4. ncbi request reprint Progesterone attenuates corticotropin-releasing factor-enhanced but not fear-potentiated startle via the activity of its neuroactive metabolite, allopregnanolone
    Donna J Toufexis
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and The Center for Behavioral Neuroscience, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Neurosci 24:10280-7. 2004
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Role of the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis versus the amygdala in fear, stress, and anxiety
    David L Walker
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and The Center for Behavioral Neuroscience, Emory University School of Medicine, 1639 Pierce Drive, Suite 4000, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Eur J Pharmacol 463:199-216. 2003
    ....
  6. pmc Genetic, epigenetic and environmental impact on sex differences in social behavior
    Kathryn N Shepard
    Division of Psychobiology, Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Physiol Behav 97:157-70. 2009
    ..Taken together, the data clearly underscore the need to expand research initiatives to consider gene-environment interactions for better understanding of the neurobiology of sex differences in social behavior...

Research Grants4

  1. The Effect of Gonadal Steriods on Pavlovian Fear Conditioning
    Donna Toufexis; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  2. Psychosocial disruption of estradiol action on behavior
    Donna Toufexis; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These studies will characterize mechanisms that may lead to the development of therapeutic interventions to prevent or minimize the adverse consequences of psychosocial stress on female emotional health. ..
  3. Psychosocial disruption of estradiol action on behavior
    Donna J Toufexis; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These studies will characterize mechanisms that may lead to the development of therapeutic interventions to prevent or minimize the adverse consequences of psychosocial stress on female emotional health. ..