149. Curcumin Prevents Stress-Induced Increases in Innate Fear

      Evidence suggests that curcumin, a compound found in the turmeric plant (Curcuma longa), prevents stress-induced depressive-like behavior in rodents. However, the use of curcumin for treating anxiety has not been examined. Here we tested whether dietary curcumin blocks the effects of a social stressor on innate fear.
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