TITLE

Effects of stress on defensive aggression and dominance in a water competition test

AUTHOR(S)
Lucion, Aldo; Vogel, Wolfgang H.
PUB. DATE
October 1994
SOURCE
Integrative Physiological & Behavioral Science;Oct-Dec94, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p415
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the effects of stress on aggressive behavior and the dominance-submissive relationship of two male rats. Measurement of the defensive aggression in rats with the water competition test; Reduction of dominant but not submissive behavior during water competition due to stress; Tendency of high-anxious rats to lose their aggressive behavior.
ACCESSION #
9511031532

 

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