Environmental enrichment ameliorates chronic immobilisation stress-induced spatial learning deficits and restores the expression of BDNF, VEGF, GFAP and glucocorticoid receptors.

@article{Shilpa2017EnvironmentalEA,
  title={Environmental enrichment ameliorates chronic immobilisation stress-induced spatial learning deficits and restores the expression of BDNF, VEGF, GFAP and glucocorticoid receptors.},
  author={B M Shilpa and Venkanna Rao Bhagya and Gangadharappa Harish and Muchukunte Mukunda Srinivas Bharath and B S Shankaranarayana Rao},
  journal={Progress in neuro-psychopharmacology & biological psychiatry},
  year={2017},
  volume={76},
  pages={
          88-100
        }
}
Severe and prolonged stress is the main environmental factor that precipitates depression, anxiety and cognitive dysfunctions. On the other hand, exposure to environmental enrichment (EE) has been shown to induce progressive plasticity in the brain and improve learning and memory in various neurological and psychiatric disorders. It is not known whether… CONTINUE READING