Normally, the memories of fear help us prepare for dangerous situations in the future. But in the case of anxiety disorder and PTSD, the wiring is all wrong. Dr Tim Bredy of the Queensland Brain Institute describes his research into the brain pathways of fear memory, and how a combination of drugs and behavioural therapy might provide the breakthrough for people suffering from these disorders.


This was first broadcast on Diffusion Science, on Sydney’s 2SER 107.3FM on the 23rd May 2011.

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