Serotonin and stress coping.

  title={Serotonin and stress coping.},
  author={Stefano Puglisi-Allegra and Diego Andolina},
  journal={Behavioural brain research},
Coping is the necessary outcome of any stressful situation and the major determinant of stress resilience. Coping strategies can be divided into two broad categories, based on the presence (active) or absence (passive) of attempts to act upon the stressor. The role of brain serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine, 5-HT) in coping behavior that is emerging from studies in animals and humans is the subject of this article. We have focused attention on studies that consider the coping behavior exhibited… CONTINUE READING
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