Factors Affecting Responses to Social Separation in Rhesus Monkeys

  • Stephen J. Suomi


The use of nonhuman primates as subjects for useful models of human psychopathology has attracted increasing interest in recent years. Such use reflects the growing sophistication of primate researchers in identifying parallels between human and nonhuman behavioral patterns. It has been motivated by a desire for information difficult, if not impossible, to obtain easily from human patients.


Rhesus Monkey Monkey Model Maternal Separation Infant Monkey Young Monkey 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stephen J. Suomi
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  1. 1.University of Wisconsin Primate LaboratoryMadisonUSA

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