Behavioral changes in male rats exposed to repeated aggression
Research conducted on animal models has obtained information about the behavioral, hormonal, autonomic, neurochemical and immunological response in animals that are exposed to acute aggression by another conspecific animal. Research has also provided information about the pattern of adaptation that occurs when animals are repeatedly exposed to the experience of being attacked and defeated (for a review see1)
KeywordsSocial Stress Body Care Social Defeat Conspecific Male Aggressive Male
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- 1.Martinez M., Calvo-Torrent A. and Pico-Alfonso M.A.,1998, Social defeat and subordination as models of social stress in laboratory rodents: a review. Aggressive Behavior, 24: 241–256.Google Scholar