Effects of chronic mild stress on sexual behavior, locomotor activity and consumption of sucrose and saccharine solutions.

@article{Grnli2005EffectsOC,
  title={Effects of chronic mild stress on sexual behavior, locomotor activity and consumption of sucrose and saccharine solutions.},
  author={Janne Gr\onli and Robert Murison and Eldbj\org Fiske and Bj\orn Bjorvatn and Eli S\orensen and Chiara M. Portas and Reidun Ursin},
  journal={Physiology & behavior},
  year={2005},
  volume={84 4},
  pages={571-7}
}
Many symptoms of human depressive disorders are also observed in animals after exposure to unpredictable stressors. The chronic mild stress (CMS) paradigm was developed in order to better model the human situation by using chronic mild stressors over a longer period. It is claimed that the model induces anhedonia in the animals, a core symptom of depression in humans. Despite the fact that the CMS model has a high degree of face validity, there are a number of laboratories in which the… CONTINUE READING

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