Morphological changes induced in rats following prolonged exposure to stress.

@article{Bassett1975MorphologicalCI,
  title={Morphological changes induced in rats following prolonged exposure to stress.},
  author={Jack R. Bassett and K D Cairncross},
  journal={Pharmacology, biochemistry, and behavior},
  year={1975},
  volume={3 3},
  pages={411-20}
}
Prolonged exposure of male C. S. F. rats to irregular signalled footshick from which they could escape for up to 71 days produced profound morphological changes. Retardation in growth, adrenal hypertrophy associated with an increase in the zona fasiculata a-nd zona reticularis, and changes in the microcirculation of the heart were observed. There was a… CONTINUE READING