Researchers Create Animal Model Of Chronic Stress

Wednesday, September 3, 2008 - 23:35 in Psychology & Sociology

In an effort to better understand how chronic stress affects the human body, researchers have created an animal model that shows how chronic stress affects behavior, physiology and reproduction. Developing the animal model better positions the researchers to understand the neurohormonal causes of such stress and the body reaction in order to develop more effective treatment options for humans.

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