The effects of a long-term psychosocial stress on reproductive indicators in the baboon.

@article{Oconnor2011TheEO,
  title={The effects of a long-term psychosocial stress on reproductive indicators in the baboon.},
  author={Kathleen A O'connor and Eleanor Brindle and Jane B. Shofer and Benjamin C Trumble and J. Derringer Aranda and Karen Rice and Marc Tatar},
  journal={American journal of physical anthropology},
  year={2011},
  volume={145 4},
  pages={629-38}
}
Psychosocial stress is thought to negatively impact fecundity, but human studies are confounded by variation in nutrition and lifestyle. Baboons offer a useful model to test the effect of prolonged mild stress on reproductive indicators in a controlled setting. Following relocation from social groups to solitary housing, a previously documented stressful… CONTINUE READING