Rodent models for mania: practical approaches

  title={Rodent models for mania: practical approaches},
  author={Nirit Z Kara and Haim Einat},
  journal={Cell and Tissue Research},
The scarcity of good animal models for bipolar disorder (BPD) and especially for mania is repeatedly mentioned as one of the rate-limiting factors in the process of gaining a better understanding into its pathophysiology and of developing better treatments. Standard models of BPD have some value but usually represent only one facet of the disease and have partial validity. A number of new approaches for modeling BPD and specifically mania have been suggested in the last few years and can be… CONTINUE READING
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