The role of safety signals in fear extinction: An analogue study
|Main Writer:||Juan C. Restrepo-Castro|
|Other Writers:||Leonidas Castro-Camacho, Francisco Javier Labrador Show more|
|Magazine:||Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry|
Safety signals are conditioned inhibitory stimuli that indicate the absence of unconditioned stimuli. It is not clear whether the presence of safety signals is detrimental or beneficial in extinction-based interventions. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of safety signals on autonomic and expectancy fear-related responses.