Sarah M Simpson

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Subchronic treatment with a non-competitive glutamate NMDA-receptor antagonist [e.g., MK-801 or phencyclidine] or social isolation (SI) from weaning (age 21 days) to adulthood (age 56 days) produce deficits similar to some of the positive and negative symptoms of schizophrenia. Few studies have evaluated the effects of these treatments on emotional(More)
Subchronic treatment with a non-competitive glutamate NMDA-receptor antagonist (e.g., MK-801, phencyclidine) or social isolation (SI) from weaning (age 21 days) to adulthood (age 56 days) produces deficits similar to some positive and negative symptoms of schizophrenia. Down-regulation of GABA-ergic neurons has been demonstrated in people with schizophrenia(More)
The effects of pinealectomy on a range of photoperiodic responses were investigated in male Japanese quail by measuring plasma LH concentrations in intact, sham-operated and pinealectomized birds in the following four experiments: (1) transfer of sexually quiescent birds from a short photoperiod of 8 h light: 16 h darkness (8L:16D) to a photostimulatory(More)
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