Are periaqueductal gray and dorsal raphe the foundation of appetitive and aversive control? A comprehensive review

Volume: 177, Pages: 33 - 72
Published: Jun 1, 2019
Abstract
Many see the periaqueductal gray (PAG) as a region responsible for the downstream control of defensive reactions. Here we provide a detailed review of anatomical and functional data on the different parts of the PAG together with the dorsal raphe, which completes the circle of periaqueductal nuclei. Based on anatomical features, we propose a new subdivision of the periaqueductal gray that accounts for the distinct characteristics of the area. We...
Paper Details
Title
Are periaqueductal gray and dorsal raphe the foundation of appetitive and aversive control? A comprehensive review
Published Date
Jun 1, 2019
Volume
177
Pages
33 - 72
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