Peripubertal exposure to environmental enrichment prevents schizophrenia-like behaviors in the SHR strain animal model

@article{Santos2016PeripubertalET,
  title={Peripubertal exposure to environmental enrichment prevents schizophrenia-like behaviors in the SHR strain animal model},
  author={C. M. Santos and F. F. Peres and M. C. Diana and V. Justi and V. Ab{\'i}lio},
  journal={Schizophrenia Research},
  year={2016},
  volume={176},
  pages={552-559}
}
  • C. M. Santos, F. F. Peres, +2 authors V. Abílio
  • Published 2016
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Schizophrenia Research
  • Schizophrenia is a highly disabling mental disorder, in which genetics and environmental factors interact culminating in the disease. The treatment of negative symptoms and cognitive deficits with antipsychotics is currently inefficient and is an important field of research. Environmental enrichment (EE) has been suggested to improve some cognitive deficits in animal models of various psychiatric disorders. In this study, we aimed to evaluate a possible beneficial effect of early and long-term… CONTINUE READING
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