Prolactin, Psychological Stress and Environment in Humans: Adaptation and Maladaptation

@article{Sobrinho2004ProlactinPS,
  title={Prolactin, Psychological Stress and Environment in Humans: Adaptation and Maladaptation},
  author={Lu{\'i}s Gonçalves Sobrinho},
  journal={Pituitary},
  year={2004},
  volume={6},
  pages={35-39}
}
Non-puerperal lactation and/or hyperprolactinemia in humans have been related to psychological variables in a variety of ways: (1) Non-puerperal nursing; (2) Pseudopregnancy; (3) Rapid weight gain; (4) Psychogenic galactorrhea; (5) Acute prolactin responses to psychological stress; (6) High prolactin levels in persons who cope passively in real life stress situations; (7) Paternal deprivation in women with pathological hyperprolactinemia; (8) Clinical onset of prolactinomas following life… Expand
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