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Stereotypical behaviour in the deer mouse (Peromyscus Maniculatus bairdii) : a pharmacological investigation of the frontal–cortico–striatal serotonergic system
(North-West University, 2011)
Obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD) is a psychiatric condition that is characterized by two main symptom cohorts, namely recurrent inappropriate thoughts (obsessions) and seemingly purposeless repetitive motor actions ...
Ethological foundations of measuring obsessive-compulsive phenotypes in the deer mouse: a methodological perspective
(North-West University (South-Africa), 2020)
Pre-clinical models which leverage the study of animal behavior are invaluable tools to advance our understanding of a variety of psychological constructs. Such ethological investigations allow us to gain insight into ...
A metagenomic microbiome investigation in the deer mouse : a translational approach to obsessive-compulsive disorder
(North-West University (South-Africa), 2019)
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)1 is characterized by persistent, intrusive and often anxiety-provoking thoughts, i.e. obsessions and/or ritualistic behaviors (compulsions) that are expressed in an attempt to reduce the ...