Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 52 avhandlingar innehållade ordet corticosterone.
Sammanfattning : During surgery, both anesthesia and tissue damage cause physiological stress responses in the body. The hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis is activated with increased levels of glucocorticoids. LÄS MER
2. Maternal separation in the rat : long-term effects of early life events on emotionality, drug response and neurobiology
Sammanfattning : Exposure to early stress and emotional trauma in humans are associated with an increased risk to develop psychiatric disorders, for example, anxiety, depression and drug abuse. Furthermore, disruptions in stress hormone and neurotransmitter levels as well as structural changes in the brain have been connected to early adversities. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Psychosocial stress has been recognized as an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease and atherosclerosis. However, little is known about the mechanisms converting this psychosocial load into physical disease. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This thesis includes four papers based on animal experimental work. They analyze the way in which activation of a specific motivational state - hunger- modulates the rewarding actions of alcohol and taste palatability. LÄS MER
5. Examining Female Resilience to Early Environmental Influences : Short- and long-term consequences on behaviour, HPA axis activity and alcohol intake after prolonged maternal separation
Sammanfattning : Early-life experiences are an important factor influencing further development of the individual. Adverse experiences early in life, such as various kinds of abuse or neglect, are types of early-life stress that can adversely affect an individuals health, as well as contribute to the development of an array of disorders later in life. LÄS MER