Table 1.

Slopes (mean ± SEM) and latencies (mean ± SEM) of AEPs recorded in hippocampal areas CA1 and CA3 and the LA before, during, and after chronic stress

Slope (%)Latency (ms)
CA1CA3LACA1CA3LA
Before stress100 ± 18.0100 ± 14.9100 ± 16.046.8 ± 0.947.9 ± 1.520.5 ± 1.2
1 h + (1 d & 2 d stress)277.4 ± 43.5***247.9 ± 53.2***188.6 ± 19.5***47.3 ± 1.050.3 ± 1.517.6 ± 1.0
24 h + (1 d & 2 d stress)172.4 ± 27.4*149.9 ± 17.3170.0 ± 19.8**46.9 ± 1.048.7 ± 2.020.6 ± 1.2
24 h + (9 d & 10 d stress)123.8 ± 13.9118.6 ± 19.6165.9 ± 19.0**45.4 ± 0.349.2 ± 1.821.2 ± 1.5
Stress-free recovery85.1 ± 15.672.7 ± 11.0110.1 ± 19.645.6 ± 1.045.9 ± 1.521.9 ± 2.7
  • *p < 0.05,

  • **p < 0.01, and

  • ***p < 0.001, compared with the values before stress.