Modeling depression in adult female cynomolgus monkeys (Macaca fascicularis).

@article{Willard2012ModelingDI,
  title={Modeling depression in adult female cynomolgus monkeys (Macaca fascicularis).},
  author={Stephanie L. Willard and Carol A. Shively},
  journal={American journal of primatology},
  year={2012},
  volume={74 6},
  pages={528-42}
}
Depressive disorders are prevalent, costly, and poorly understood. Male rodents in stress paradigms are most commonly used as animal models, despite the two-fold increased prevalence of depression in women and sex differences in response to stress. Although these models have provided valuable insights, new models are needed to move the field forward. Social stress-associated behavioral depression in adult female cynomolgus macaques closely resembles human depression in physiological… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 22 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 108 references

Sex differences in stress responses: focus on ovarian hormones

  • GJ Ter Horst, R Wichmann, M Gerrits, C Westenbroek, Y. Lin
  • Physiology and Behavior 97:239–249.
  • 2009
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…