Ethanol effects on female aggression vary with opponent size and time within session.

Abstract

Female rats displayed different patterns of attack to large and small male intruders into their home cages, as a function of ethanol dose levels. In confrontations with small male intruders, female attack increased significantly at 0.3 g/kg ethanol, declining to saline levels with higher doses (0.6 and 1.2 g/kg). Attack toward large intruders was… (More)

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