The Psycho- and Neurobiology of Fear Systems in the Brain
Fear, Avoidance, and Phobias: A Fundamental Analysis
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We will argue that specific systems of the brain, situated largely in subcortical areas, unconditionally generate a variety of somatic, behavioral, visceral, hormonal and psychic changes that characterize fear / [sketch] a preliminary functional model of the fear-executive system, highlighting its major presumed neural inputs and outputs relations between fear and pain / 'fear command system' of the brain / animal models of anxiety and 'the fear system'.
J Panksepp, D Sacks, L Crepeau, and Bruce B. Abbott (1991).
The Psycho- and Neurobiology of Fear Systems in the Brain. Fear, Avoidance, and Phobias: A Fundamental Analysis. 7-59. Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.