Central mechanisms underlying the neural and neuroendocrine determinants of maternal behaviour

@article{Keverne1988CentralMU,
  title={Central mechanisms underlying the neural and neuroendocrine determinants of maternal behaviour},
  author={E. Barry Keverne},
  journal={Psychoneuroendocrinology},
  year={1988},
  volume={13},
  pages={127-141}
}
The neuroendocrine and neurochemical events which occur in the brain in the context of maternal behaviour fall into two main categories: 1) Those which simultaneously address wide areas of the brain and lack any specific "coding" for maternal behaviour but are nevertheless essential for it to occur. The steroid hormones and rostrally projecting catecholamine systems fall into this category. The steroid hormones may be viewed as primers, but not just for maternal behaviour, while the amines… CONTINUE READING
BETA

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 19 CITATIONS

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…