Neurobiological Mechanisms of Aggression and Stress Coping: A Comparative Study in Mouse and Rat Selection Lines

@article{Veenema2007NeurobiologicalMO,
  title={Neurobiological Mechanisms of Aggression and Stress Coping: A Comparative Study in Mouse and Rat Selection Lines},
  author={Alexa H. Veenema and Inga D. Neumann},
  journal={Brain, Behavior and Evolution},
  year={2007},
  volume={70},
  pages={274 - 285}
}
Aggression causes major health and social problems and constitutes a central problem in several psychiatric disorders. There is a close relationship between the display of aggression and stress coping strategies. In order to gain more insight into biochemical pathways associated with aggression and stress coping, we assessed behavioral and neurobiological responses in two genetically selected rodent models, namely wild house mice selectively bred for a short (SAL) and long (LAL) attack latency… Expand
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