The role of anxiety in vulnerability for self-injurious behaviour: studies in a rodent model.


Self-injurious behaviour (SIB) is a debilitating characteristic that is highly prevalent in autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders. Pathological anxiety is also common, and there are reports of comorbid anxiety and self-injury in some children. We have investigated potential interactions between anxiety and self-injury, using a rat model of pemoline… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.bbr.2016.05.041


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