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...