Immunity and emotions: Lipopolysaccharide increases defensive behaviours and potentiates despair in mice

@article{Renault2006ImmunityAE,
  title={Immunity and emotions: Lipopolysaccharide increases defensive behaviours and potentiates despair in mice},
  author={Julien Renault and Arnaud Aubert},
  journal={Brain, Behavior, and Immunity},
  year={2006},
  volume={20},
  pages={517-526}
}
Many studies have pointed out the relationships between immunity and depression, supporting a neuroimmune hypothesis of depressive disorders. However, despite the growing interest for such a hypothesis and the amount of clinical and experimental data available, the precise nature of this relationship between immunity and depression remains unclear. The present study aimed to investigate further the link between depression and immunity in mice using the modified version of the forced-swimming… CONTINUE READING

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