Comparison of the effects of early handling and early deprivation on maternal care in the rat.

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It has been reported in the rat that postnatal manipulations can induce robust and persistent effects on offspring neurobiology and behavior, mediated in part via effects on maternal care. There have, however, been few studies of the effects of postnatal manipulations on maternal care. Here, we describe and compare the effects on maternal behavior on… (More)

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@article{Pryce2001ComparisonOT, title={Comparison of the effects of early handling and early deprivation on maternal care in the rat.}, author={Christopher R. Pryce and Daniela Bettschen and Joram Feldon}, journal={Developmental psychobiology}, year={2001}, volume={38 4}, pages={239-51} }