NEUROENDOCRINOLOGY LETTERS, vol.26, no.5, pp.555-560, 2005 (SCI-Expanded)
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maternal deprivation, spatial memory, water maze, melatonin, brain, PITUITARY-ADRENAL AXIS, DOPAMINE TURNOVER, CELL-PROLIFERATION, STRESS RESPONSES, NERVOUS-SYSTEM, DENTATE GYRUS, BRAIN, SEPARATION, DISORDERS, CHILDHOOD
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OBJECTIVES: It is known that maternal deprivation (MD) may alter cognitive functions such as learning and memory in adult life by effecting normal growth and development. However, the mechanisms of these cognitive alterations are unknown. The aim of this study is to investigate the effects of maternal deprivation on cognition and melatonin production in adolescent male and female rats.