Glucocorticoids protect against the delayed behavioral and cellular effects of acute stress on the amygdala.

Abstract

BACKGROUND A single episode of acute immobilization stress has previously been shown to trigger a delayed onset of anxiety-like behavior and spinogenesis in the basolateral amygdala (BLA) of rats. Spurred on by a seemingly paradoxical observation in which even a modest increase in corticosterone (CORT), caused by a single vehicle injection before stress… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2012.04.008

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@article{Rao2012GlucocorticoidsPA, title={Glucocorticoids protect against the delayed behavioral and cellular effects of acute stress on the amygdala.}, author={Rajnish P. Rao and Shobha Rani Anilkumar and Bruce S McEwen and Sumantra Chattarji}, journal={Biological psychiatry}, year={2012}, volume={72 6}, pages={466-75} }