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Paul Mitchell


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Research interests

Application of ethological techniques to the analysis of rodent non-social, social and agonistic behaviour, and the effect(s) of psychotropic drug treatment (in particular antidepressants,anxiolytics, antipsychotics and psychostimulants) thereon.

Current lab members

Dr Pauline Wood - development of in vitro and ex vivo techniques (in situ autoradiography, immunohistochemistry, in situ hybridisation, PCR, Western blot) to examine adaptive changes of serotonin receptor subtypes induced by chronic psychotropic drug treatment.

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Research Output 2002 2009

15 Citations (Scopus)

Chronic treatment with 13-cis-retinoic acid changes aggressive behaviours in the resident-intruder paradigm in rats

Trent, S., Drew, C. J. G., Mitchell, P. J. & Bailey, S. J., Dec 2009, In : European Neuropsychopharmacology. 19, 12, p. 876-886 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Acne Vulgaris
Vitamin A

Antidepressant-like effects of the novel, selective, 5-HT 2C receptor agonist WAY-163909 in rodents

Rosenzweig-Lipson, S., Sabb, A., Stack, G., Mitchell, P. J., Lucki, I., Malberg, J. E., Grauer, S., Brennan, J., Cryan, J. F., Sukoff Rizzo, S. J., Dunlop, J., Barrett, J. E. & Marquis, K. L., 2007, In : Psychopharmacology. 192, p. 159-170 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Animal models of depression

Willner, P., Mitchell, P. J. & Koch, M., 2006, Animal Models of Neuropsychiatric Diseases. London: Imperial College Press, p. 223-292 70 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Animal models of depressive illness: the importance of chronic drug treatment

Mitchell, P. J. & Redfern, P. H., 2005, In : Current Pharmaceutical Design. 11, p. 171-203 33 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Antidepressant treatment and rodent aggressive behaviour

Mitchell, P. J., 2005, In : European Journal of Pharmacology. 526, p. 147-162 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle