Behavioral responses during the forced swim test are not affected by anti-inflammatory agents or acute illness induced by lipopolysaccharide.

@article{Deak2005BehavioralRD,
  title={Behavioral responses during the forced swim test are not affected by anti-inflammatory agents or acute illness induced by lipopolysaccharide.},
  author={Terrence Deak and Cherie Bellamy and Leah G D'Agostino and Michael J Rosanoff and Nevin K McElderry and Kelly A. Bordner},
  journal={Behavioural brain research},
  year={2005},
  volume={160 1},
  pages={125-34}
}
Pro-inflammatory cytokines and other molecules traditionally associated with immune function have been implicated in mediating behavioral and physiological consequences of stressor exposure. There is also evidence that cytokines are aberrantly expressed in depressive populations, suggesting they may play an etiological role in the development of depression/despair-related processes. Thus, we conducted a series of experiments to determine whether agents known to suppress cytokine activity or… CONTINUE READING

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