[Neuroendocrine mechanisms of participation of the raphe nuclei in the development of hypertensive reactions in emotional stress].

The experiments on cats and rabbits have studied electroencephalographic, endocrine and blood pressure responses to stress (5-hour immobilization with electrical foot shock) before and after coagulation of the midbrain nuclei raphe. Blood pressure and adrenal responses in advanced (4-hour) stress were elevated in intact animals, the responses attenuating… CONTINUE READING