Stress during development: Impact on neuroplasticity and relevance to psychopathology

@article{Fumagalli2007StressDD,
  title={Stress during development: Impact on neuroplasticity and relevance to psychopathology},
  author={Fabio Fumagalli and Raffaella Molteni and Giorgio Racagni and Marco Andrea Riva},
  journal={Progress in Neurobiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={81},
  pages={197-217}
}
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