Brain Cells Associated with REM Sleep may Aid in the Treatment of Anxiety Disorders

By |2018-06-08T18:47:50+00:00August 29th, 2013|Categories: Insomnia|Tags: , , , , |

Researchers at the Boston University School of Medicine recently published in the Journal of Neuroscience findings that may one day lead to new, more effective behavioral and pharmacological therapies for the treatment of anxiety disorders. The research is centered on a group of cells activated during rapid eye movement (REM) sleep and is central in the regulation of emotional memory processing.