Moderate Maternal Alcohol Exposure on Gestational Day 12 Impacts Anxiety-Like Behavior in Offspring

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Siara K. Rouzer; Jesse M. Cole; Julia M. Johnson; Elena I. Varlinskaya; Marvin R. Diaz;
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience,volume 11 (issn: 1662-5153, eissn: 1662-5153)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2017.00183, doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2017.00183/full, pmc: PMC5626811
  • Subject: anxiety | adult offspring | fetal ethanol exposure | Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry | adolescents | Neuroscience | RC321-571 | prenatal alcohol exposure | Original Research | moderate

Among the numerous consequences of prenatal alcohol exposure (PAE) is an increase in anxiety-like behavior that can prove debilitating to daily functioning. A significant body of literature has linked gestational day 12 (G12) heavy ethanol exposure with social anxiety, ... View more
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