Anxiety in mice and men: a comparison

  title={Anxiety in mice and men: a comparison},
  author={Christa Hohoff},
  journal={Journal of Neural Transmission},
Anxiety is one of the most fundamental emotions required to survive or to cope with potential threatening stimuli. Under certain circumstances, it can change to excessive or maladaptive response and might manifest in anxious personality or even anxiety disorders. Genetic studies provide a number of promising candidate genes that, however, account for only a few percent of the phenotypic variance. Social and material environmental effects such as stressful life events, drugs or chemicals and… CONTINUE READING

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