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Major depression is characterized for symptoms at the psychological, behavioral and physiological levels. The chronic mild stress model has been used as an animal model of depression. The consumption of sweet food, locomotor activity, body weight, lipid and protein oxidation levels and superoxide dismutase and catalase activities in the rat hippocampus,(More)
Major depression is a common, serious and recurrent disorder, characterized by symptoms at the psychological, behavioral and physiological levels. Recent studies have suggested that reactive oxygen species (ROS) may play a role in the pathophysiology of bipolar disorder. The chronic mild stress (CMS) rat model has been used as an animal model of depression,(More)
Major depression is a common, serious and recurrent disorder that affects 17-20% of the population of the world. The chronic mild stress (CMS) model has been used as an animal model of depression but reflect anhedonia in animals. Present study investigated behavioral, physiological and neurochemical aspects of rats exposed to a CMS procedure. The(More)
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