Lithium attenuated the behavioral despair induced by acute neurogenic stress through blockade of opioid receptors in mice.

@article{Khaloo2016LithiumAT,
  title={Lithium attenuated the behavioral despair induced by acute neurogenic stress through blockade of opioid receptors in mice.},
  author={Pegah Khaloo and Banafshe Sadeghi and Sattar Ostadhadi and Abbas Norouzi-Javidan and Arya Haj-Mirzaian and Samira Zolfagharie and Ahmad R Dehpour},
  journal={Biomedicine & pharmacotherapy = Biomedecine & pharmacotherapie},
  year={2016},
  volume={83},
  pages={1006-1015}
}
Major depressive disorder is disease with high rate of morbidity and mortality. Stressful events lead to depression and they can be used as a model of depression in rodents. In this study we aimed to investigate whether lithium modifies the stressed-induced depression through blockade of opioid receptors in mice. We used foot shock stress as stressor and… CONTINUE READING