Brief daily postpartum separations from the litter alter dam response to psychostimulants and to stress


Neonatal handling induces several behavioral and neurochemical alterations in pups, including decreased responses to stress and reduced fear in new environments. However, there are few reports in the literature concerning the behavioral effects of this neonatal intervention on the dams during the postpartum period. Therefore, the aim of the current study… (More)
DOI: 10.1590/1414-431X20132784


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