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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2011
2011
It has been suggested that biological factors confer increased sensitivity to environmental influences on depressive symptoms… (More)
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2010
2010
Females usually display low levels of aggressiveness; however, during lactation, the aggressive behavior against intruders to the… (More)
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2008
2008
Gestational cocaine treatment results in significantly increased maternal aggression towards an intruder by postpartum day six… (More)
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2007
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2007
Early life stress, in particular child abuse and neglect, is an acknowledged risk factor for the development of pathological… (More)
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2005
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2005
The oxytocinergic system is critically involved in the regulation of maternal behavior, which includes maternal aggression… (More)
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2005
2005
Previous studies have reported hyperactivation of catecholaminergic systems and elevated concentrations of corticotropin… (More)
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2004
2004
Lactating females that fiercely protect offspring exhibit decreased fear and anxiety. The authors tested whether decreased… (More)
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2003
2003
Decreased oxytocin levels in the amygdalas of rat dams following chronic gestational cocaine exposure have been correlated with… (More)
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2001
2001
The effects of stress experienced during pregnancy and raising stressed offspring on maternal behavior were investigated in Swiss… (More)
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1996
1996
Lactating female rats on the 3rd to 12th day postpartum are more aggressive towards an intruder male than are nonlactating… (More)
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