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Male mice were given a single injection of either adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) or lysine vasopressin immediately after a defeat in an encounter with an aggressive male mouse. The defeated mice were tested for submissiveness at either 24 hours, 48 hours, or 7 days after the initial encounter. Both hormone treatments increased future submissiveness,(More)
Mice were treated with either a placebo, 100 or 300 mcg/day corticosterone during postnatal Days 3-5 and tested for submissiveness in adulthood. Neonatal corticosterone treatment, regardless of dosage level, resulted in increased adult levels of submissiveness. This effect cannot be ascribed to differences in adult resting corticosterone levels, since(More)