Characterization of stress-induced long-term behavioural changes in rats: evidence in favor of anxiety.

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Recently, we reported that rats exposed to one brief session of inescapable footshocks showed a gradually developing and long-lasting decrease in behavioural activity and an increase in defecation in an open field. The aim of the present study was to further characterize the long-lasting changes in behavioural responsiveness to environmental stimuli. For… (More)

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@article{Dijken1992CharacterizationOS, title={Characterization of stress-induced long-term behavioural changes in rats: evidence in favor of anxiety.}, author={Harry H. van Dijken and Jasper de Mos and J H A Van der Heyden and Fred J. H. Tilders}, journal={Physiology & behavior}, year={1992}, volume={52 5}, pages={945-51} }