Search for dissertations about: "Per Södersten"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Per Södersten.

  1. 1. The Role of the Melanocortin System in Linking Energy Homeostasis with Reward Mechanisms

    Author : Jonas Lindblom; Per Södersten; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pharmaceutical biosciences; Farmaceutisk biovetenskap; Biopharmacy; Biofarmaci; farmaceutisk farmakologi; Pharmaceutical Pharmacology;

    Abstract : There is evidence of a link between peripheral signals of energy homeostasis and reward mechanisms. A hypothesis was formulated that the melanocortin (MC) system is part of this link. The hypothesis was tested by a series of receptor expression and neurochemical studies in rats. READ MORE

  2. 2. Behavioral effects of female sex steroid hormones : models of PMS and PMDD in Wistar rats

    Author : Magnus Löfgren; Torbjörn Bäckström; Inga-Maj Johansson; Per Södersten; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; PMS; PMDD; rats; progesterone; estradiol; behavior; individual response; stress interaction; tolerance; withdrawal; learning and memory; anxiety.; Biological research on drug dependence; Biologisk beroendeforskning; Endocrinology; Endokrinologi; Obstetrics and gynaecology; Obstetrik och gynekologi; Pharmacological research; Farmakologisk forskning; Obstetrics and gynaecology; Obstetrik och gynekologi; Psychology; Psykologi; obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Abstract : Background Animal models can be used to mimic human conditions of psychopathology, and also as pre-clinical models to evaluate candidate drugs. With hormonal treatment it is possible to produce behavior in the rat which corresponds to the mental symptoms of pre-menstrual syndrome (PMS), and pre-menstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD). READ MORE