Azucena Hernández-Aragón

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Controversial results related to effectiveness of estrogen replacement therapy (ERT) to alleviate depression are frequently reported. The discrepancies could be related to (a) time when ERT is initiated after the beginning of menopause and/or (b) type of estrogen used. Furthermore, estrogens modulate the antidepressant effect of different compounds;(More)
This study analyzes the long-term effects of ovariectomy on the basal experimental anxiety of rats and the influence of this condition on the anxiolytic properties of diazepam and the 5-HT(1A) receptor agonist 8-hydroxy-2-(di-n-propylamino)tetralin (8-OH-DPAT). Rats ovariectomized 3, 6 and 12 weeks previously, were tested in the burying behaviour paradigm(More)
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