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Yes, I Am Ready Now: Differential Effects of Paced versus Unpaced Mating on Anxiety and Central Oxytocin Release in Female Rats

Nyuyki, Kewir D. and Waldherr, Martin and Baeuml, Sandra and Neumann, Inga D. (2011) Yes, I Am Ready Now: Differential Effects of Paced versus Unpaced Mating on Anxiety and Central Oxytocin Release in Female Rats. PLoS ONE 6 (8), e23599.

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Abstract

Sexual activity and partner intimacy results in several positive consequences in the context of stress-coping, both in males and females, such as reduced state anxiety in male rats after successful mating. However, in female rats, mating is a rewarding experience only when the estrous female is able to control sexual interactions, i.e., under paced-mating conditions. Here, we demonstrate that ...

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Item Type:Article
Date:2011
Institutions:Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Zoologie > Tierphysiologie/Neurobiologie (Prof. Dr. Inga Neumann)
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
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10.1371/journal.pone.0023599DOI
Subjects:500 Science > 570 Life sciences
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Owner: Universitätsbibliothek Regensburg
Deposited On:31 Aug 2011 12:05
Last Modified:13 Mar 2014 17:54
Item ID:21968
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