Effects of acute exposure to stressors on subsequent avoidance-escape behavior.

@article{Weiss1975EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of acute exposure to stressors on subsequent avoidance-escape behavior.},
  author={Jay Michael Weiss and Howard I. Glazer},
  journal={Psychosomatic medicine},
  year={1975},
  volume={37 6},
  pages={499-521}
}
This paper attempts to show that severely stressful conditions can lead to a deficit in avoidance-escape responding by reducing noradrenergic activity in the brain. It is argued that this stress-induced neurochemical change explains more adequately an avoidance-excape deficit seen previously in dogs after severe inescapable shock than does the "learned… CONTINUE READING