Ghrelin's Roles in Stress, Mood, and Anxiety Regulation

Abstract

Several studies suggest that the peptide hormone ghrelin mediates some of the usual behavioral responses to acute and chronic stress. Circulating ghrelin levels have been found to rise following stress. It has been proposed that this elevated ghrelin helps animals cope with stress by generating antidepressant-like behavioral adaptations, although another… (More)
DOI: 10.1155/2010/460549

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