impacts of aversion on brain chemistry

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Sat Oct 21 04:54:16 EST 2000

In article <I6mH5.6291$Tl6.47097 at news4.atl>, "David Prince" 
<deprince at> wrote:

> Thanks a lot. Those are good places to look. I admit that I am not 
> familiar
> with the literature relevant to this scientific discipline. I am 
> especially
> interested in knowing what physical changes occur in response to longterm
> punishers.
> For instance, if we shocked a dog continually as in learned helplessness,
> are there any (there surely must be) physical changes in the brain that
> accompany this aversive stimulus.
> Thanks a lot,
> David Prince
> Systems Analyst
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Because you're kind of a newbie, I would recommend Joe LeDoux's book 
"The Emotional Brain". Its very accurate but accessible.

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