The long-term psychobiological consequences of intermittent postnatal separation in the squirrel monkey.

@article{Levine2003TheLP,
  title={The long-term psychobiological consequences of intermittent postnatal separation in the squirrel monkey.},
  author={Seymour Levine and Tara Mody},
  journal={Neuroscience and biobehavioral reviews},
  year={2003},
  volume={27 1-2},
  pages={83-9}
}
Long-term effects of early experiences have been well documented in rodents, non-human primates and humans. The influence of early experiences on the regulation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal has demonstrated that this biological system is highly plastic and is permanently modified by early experiences. The effects of brief periods of maternal separation in rodents tend to result in a reduction of the stress response, whereas longer periods of maternal separation produce an animal that… CONTINUE READING
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