Pair Housing Reverses Post-Stroke Depressive Behaviour in Mice.

Pair Housing Reverses Post-Stroke Depressive Behaviour in Mice. Behav Brain Res. 2014 May 1; Authors: Verma R, Friedler BD, Harris NM, McCullough LD Abstract Social isolation (SI) has been linked epidemiologically to high rates of morbidity and mortality following stroke. In contrast, strong social support enhances recovery and lowers stroke recurrence. However, the mechanism by which social support influences stroke recovery has not been adequately explored. The goal of this study was to examine the effect of post-stroke pair housing and SI on behavioural phenotypes and chronic functional recovery in mice. Young male mice were paired for 14 days before a 60minute transient middle cerebral artery occlusion (MCAO) or sham surgery and assigned to various housing environments immediately after stroke. Post-stroke mice paired with either a sham or stroke partner showed significantly higher (p
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