Anxiety in rhesus monkey infants in relation to interactions with their mother and other social companions.

@article{Maestripieri1991AnxietyIR,
  title={Anxiety in rhesus monkey infants in relation to interactions with their mother and other social companions.},
  author={Dario Maestripieri Maestripieri and Frances L. Martel and Claire M. Nevison and Michael J. A. Simpson and Eric B. Keverne},
  journal={Developmental psychobiology},
  year={1991},
  volume={24 8},
  pages={571-81}
}
In this study the anxiety-related components of rhesus monkey infant behavior at an early stage of social development were examined. Eight rhesus infants (age 30-40 weeks) belonging to 3 captive groups were administered with an anxiogenic drug (beta-CCE; 0.2 mg/kg) and an anxiolytic drug (midazolam; 0.2 mg/kg). Saline solution was used as placebo. All infants were tested twice with each drug (four times with placebo) and their behavioral interactions with their mother and other social… CONTINUE READING