A stress-induced anxious state in male rats: corticotropin-releasing hormone induces persistent changes in associative learning and startle reactivity
Biol Psychiatry, 57(8), 865- 872, April 2005
Roberta L. Moldow, Ph.D. Department of Biological Studies
R.J. Servatius, K. D. Beck, G.Salameh, T.P. Tumminello & K. R. Short
We examine whether similar neurobehavioral changes are observed after intracerebroventricular (ICV) administration of corticotropin releasing hormone (CRH). Two behaviors were observed: acoustic startle responses (ASRs) and acquisition of the classically conditioned eyeblink response.