20080051315, Feb 28, 2008
Eric Kandel - Riverdale NY, US
Gleb Shumyatsky - Tenafly NJ, US
Vadim Bolshakov - Waltham MA, US
Gael Malleret - New York NY, US
This invention provides a method for treating a subject afflicted with a fear-related disorder comprising administering to the subject a therapeutically effective amount of a gastrin-releasing peptide receptor agonist. This invention further provides a method for inhibiting in a subject the onset of a fear-related disorder resulting from exposure to a traumatic experience comprising administering a prophylactically effective amount of a gastrin-releasing peptide receptor agonist to the subject prior to and/or following the traumatic experience.