Social instability in adolescence alters the central and peripheral hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal responses to a repeated homotypic stressor in male and female rats.


There has been little research on effects of chronic stressors on neuroendocrine function in adolescence despite increasing evidence of enduring effects of stressors during this period on behaviour in adulthood. We previously reported that social stress (SS: daily 1 h isolation and new cage partner for 16 days) in adolescence altered locomotor responses to… (More)


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