Published in Women's Health Weekly, September 15th, 2005
"In previous studies, changes in adult ethanol intake after early environmental experiences, such as short and prolonged maternal separation, have been described in male rats. The aim of this study was to further investigate long-term effects of maternal separation on voluntary ethanol intake as well as brain opioid and nociceptin/orphanin FQ (N/OFQ) peptides in female Wistar rats," wrote L. Gustafsson and colleagues, Uppsala University.
"During postnatal days (PNDs) 1-21, rat pups were subjected...
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