Hormone-Brain Interactions and Their Influence on Agonistic Behavior
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Title & Introduction
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Offense, Defense & Patrol/Marking
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Neural Circuitry & Motivational Mechanisms
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How Circulating Hormones May Affect Behavior
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Pregnancy and Lactation
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ACTH, etc.
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Reproductive States
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Figure 1
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