The behavior of sick animals.
- Biology, PsychologyThe Veterinary clinics of North America. Small animal practice
The Legacy of Sickness Behaviors
- Biology, PsychologyFrontiers in Psychiatry
The legacy of 30 years of research in sickness behaviors is that it established the physiologic importance of reciprocal communication systems between the immune system and the brain.
Beyond Fever: Comparative Perspectives on Sickness Behavior
- Psychology, Biology
Sickness Behavior in Animals: Implications for Health and Wellness
- Psychology, BiologyEncyclopedia of Animal Behavior
Mechanisms of the behavioural effects of cytokines.
- BiologyAdvances in experimental medicine and biology
There is now clear evidence showing that sickness behaviour is not the result of weakness and physical debilitation affecting the sick individual, but the expression of a central motivational state that reorganizes the organism’s priorities to cope with pathogenic microorganisms.
Sickness behavior in fever and hypothermia.
- BiologyFrontiers in bioscience : a journal and virtual library
An attempt has been made to find some biological logic in the appearance of various components of sickness behavior and changes in body temperature that could explain the purported positive value of sickness behavioral and thermoregulatory aspects in disease survival.
Sickness Behavior: A Neuroimmune-Based Response to Infectious Disease
The existence of a brain cytokine compartment that is inducible by peripheral immune stimuli and is associated with sickness behavior has important pathophysiological implications.
Primate Self-medication and the Treatment of Parasite Infection
- Biology, Psychology
Of any species studied thus far, chimpanzees have provided the most details for level 2 and 3 behaviors, exemplified by such behaviors as bitter pith chewing and whole leaf swallowing behaviors, used in response to parasite infection.
Sickness behaviors across vertebrate taxa: proximate and ultimate mechanisms.
- Psychology, BiologyThe Journal of experimental biology
This Review summarizes the behavioral modifications, including changes to thermoregulatory behaviors, known to occur in vertebrates during infection, with an emphasis on non-mammalian taxa, which have historically received less attention.
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Behavior of sick animals.
- PsychologyThe Veterinary clinics of North America. Food animal practice
Evolutionary biology and the treatment of signs and symptoms of infectious disease.
- MedicineJournal of theoretical biology
Fever: effect of drug-induced antipyresis on survival.
- Biology, MedicineScience
To determine whether the prevention of fever affects the survival of an animal infected with pathogenic bacteria, lizards were infected with live Aeromonas hydrophila and received varying doses of sodium salicylate, an antipyretic drug.
Temperature as a factor in resistance of young puppies to canine herpesvirus.
- BiologyThe Journal of infectious diseases
Adult mice are more resistant to herpes simplex virus than younger animals, except when inoculated by the intracerebral route, and similar observations have been made for other animal species naturally infected with herpesviruses, including canine.
Fever and survival
An elevation in temperature following experimental bacterial infection results in a significant increase in host survival, as measured by survival.
Hypothermia in Experimental InfectionsIII. The Effect of Hypothermia on Resistance to Experimental Pneumococcus Infection
Inflammatory tissue reactions as observed histologically are more obviously related to resistance and are generally considered to be especially important in localization and destruction of invading bacteria.
Effects of limb disability on lousiness in mice. I. Preliminary studies.
- BiologyExperimental parasitology
Fever: the old and the new.
- MedicineThe Journal of infectious diseases
Experimental studies on the pathogenesis of fever during the last 30 years suggest that fever and certain aspects of both immunoregulation and inflammation are produced by a single hormone, the monokine interleukin-1, which has presumably been selected by evolution to protect the host against infection.
Survival value of fever in fish
- Biology, Environmental ScienceNature
It is reported here that fever significantly enhances survival of goldfish, Carassius auratus, at febrile temperatures about 10 °C lower than those of D. dorsails, after injection with live A. hydrophila.
Fever in mammals: is it beneficial?
- BiologyThe Yale journal of biology and medicine
Although the neuroendocrine cold defense responses that are stimulated in fever enhance the defenses of the host, the increase in temperature harms these defenses, and the resulting increase in aerobic capacity may not be necessary for an effective defense.