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maternal aggressive behavior

Known as: maternal aggression 
Aggressive behavior of a female to protect her offspring from a threat. [GOC:hjd]
National Institutes of Health

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Review
2011
Review
2011
The maternal brain undergoes remarkable physiological and behavioral changes in the peripartum period to meet the demands of the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
The rodent vomeronasal organ (VNO) mediates the regulation of species-specific and interspecies social behaviors. We have used… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Maternal mood disorders such as depression and chronic anxiety can negatively affect the lives of not only mothers, but also of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Genomic imprinting represents a mechanism through which parent-of-origin effects on offspring development may be mediated… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Early life stress, in particular child abuse and neglect, is an acknowledged risk factor for the development of pathological… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The oxytocinergic system is critically involved in the regulation of maternal behavior, which includes maternal aggression… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The central effect of oxytocin (OT) on the aggressive behavior of lactating rats was studied. Female rats are more aggressive… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Nitric oxide (NO) modulates many behavioral and neuroendocrine responses. Genetic or pharmacological inhibition of the synthetic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Stress administered to pregnant rodents has been shown to lead to biological and behavioral alterations in both mother… Expand
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
Evidence for the hypothesis that brain-opioids mediate social affect and social attachments is summarized. Opiates and opioids… Expand
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