Social facilitation of wound healing

@article{Detillion2004SocialFO,
  title={Social facilitation of wound healing},
  author={Courtney E Detillion and Tara K. S. Craft and E. Glasper and B. Prendergast and A. C. Devries},
  journal={Psychoneuroendocrinology},
  year={2004},
  volume={29},
  pages={1004-1011}
}
  • Courtney E Detillion, Tara K. S. Craft, +2 authors A. C. Devries
  • Published 2004
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychoneuroendocrinology
  • It is well documented that psychological stress impairs wound healing in humans and rodents. However, most research effort into influences on wound healing has focused on factors that compromise, rather than promote, healing. In the present study, we determined if positive social interaction, which influences hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis activity in social rodents, promotes wound healing. Siberian hamsters received a cutaneous wound and then were exposed to immobilization stress… CONTINUE READING
    220 Citations

    Figures and Topics from this paper.

    Contrasting mechanisms by which social isolation and restraint impair healing in male mice
    • 7
    • Highly Influenced
    Social structure influences effects of pair-housing on wound healing
    • 85
    Stress and Wound Healing
    • 219
    Stress and wound healing.
    • 70
    The psychology of wound healing
    • 42
    The impact of psychological stress on wound healing: methods and mechanisms.
    • 67
    • Highly Influenced
    • PDF
    Oxytocin effects on experimental skin wound healing
    • 2
    • Highly Influenced

    References

    SHOWING 1-10 OF 34 REFERENCES
    Restraint Stress Slows Cutaneous Wound Healing in Mice
    • 271
    • PDF
    Slowing of wound healing by psychological stress
    • 968
    • PDF
    Mucosal Wound Healing Is Impaired by Examination Stress
    • 446
    Stress-Induced Susceptibility to Bacterial Infection During Cutaneous Wound Healing
    • 181
    • PDF
    Impaired wound healing in Cushing's syndrome: the role of heat shock proteins.
    • 29
    Lonely traits and concomitant physiological processes: the MacArthur social neuroscience studies.
    • J. Cacioppo, J. Ernst, +9 authors G. Berntson
    • Medicine, Psychology
    • International journal of psychophysiology : official journal of the International Organization of Psychophysiology
    • 2000
    • 344
    Altered Kinetics of IL-1α, IL-1β, and KGF-1 Gene Expression in Early Wounds of Restrained Mice
    • 75
    • PDF
    Oxytocin linked antistress effects--the relaxation and growth response.
    • K. Uvnäs-Moberg
    • Psychology, Medicine
    • Acta physiologica Scandinavica. Supplementum
    • 1997
    • 169