Stress and opioids: role of opioids in modulating stress-related behavior and effect of stress on morphine conditioned place preference.

@article{Bali2015StressAO,
  title={Stress and opioids: role of opioids in modulating stress-related behavior and effect of stress on morphine conditioned place preference.},
  author={Anjana Bali and Puneet Kaur Randhawa and Amteshwar Singh Jaggi},
  journal={Neuroscience and biobehavioral reviews},
  year={2015},
  volume={51},
  pages={138-50}
}
Research studies have defined the important role of endogenous opioids in modulating stress-associated behavior. The release of β-endorphins in the amygdala in response to stress helps to cope with a stressor by inhibiting the over-activation of HPA axis. Administration of mu opioid agonists reduces the risk of developing post-traumatic stress disorder… CONTINUE READING
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