Stress during development: Impact on neuroplasticity and relevance to psychopathology

  title={Stress during development: Impact on neuroplasticity and relevance to psychopathology},
  author={F. Fumagalli and R. Molteni and G. Racagni and M. Riva},
  journal={Progress in Neurobiology},
  • F. Fumagalli, R. Molteni, +1 author M. Riva
  • Published 2007
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Progress in Neurobiology
  • Development represents a critical moment for shaping adult behavior and may set the stage to disease vulnerability later in life. There is now compelling evidence that stressful experiences during gestation or early in life can lead to enhanced susceptibility for mental illness. In this paper we review the data from experimental studies aimed at investigating behavioral, hormonal, functional and molecular consequences of exposure to stressful events during prenatal or early postnatal life that… CONTINUE READING
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