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A novel mouse model for acute and long-lasting consequences of early life stress.
Chronic early-life stress (ES) exerts profound acute and long-lasting effects on the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal system, with relevance to cognitive function and affective disorders. Our abilityExpand
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Maladaptive behaviors are linked with inefficient sleep in individuals with developmental disabilities
The purpose of the current study was to assess the relations between nightly sleep patterns and the frequency of daily maladaptive behavior. Antecedent and consequential relations between sleepExpand
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Temporal patterns of self-injurious behavior correlate with stress hormone levels in the developmentally disabled
While the origins and developmental course of self-injurious behavior (SIB) remain relatively unknown, recent studies suggest a biological imbalance may potentiate or provoke the contagiousExpand
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Disregulation of proopiomelanocortin and contagious maladaptive behavior
Self-injurious behavior (SIB) is an untreatable and often life-threatening problem among individuals with developmental disorders, especially those diagnosed with autism. Functioning, relationshipsExpand
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β-Endorphin and ACTH are Dissociated After Self-Injury in Adults With Developmental Disabilities
Abstract Relations between self-injuring behavior (SIB), the hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal (HPA) stress axis, and response to an opiate antagonist were examined. Subjects were observed in their re...
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beta-Endorphin and ACTH are dissociated after self-injury in adults with developmental disabilities.
Relations between self-injuring behavior (SIB), the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) stress axis, and response to an opiate antagonist were examined. Subjects were observed in their residentialExpand
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Regulatory peptides , 108 ( 2-3 ) ISSN 0167-0115
Self-injurious behavior (SIB) is an untreatable and often life-threatening problem among individuals with developmental disorders, especially those diagnosed with autism. Functioning, relationshipsExpand