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  • Psychoendocrinology of affective disorders
  • Stress
  • Animal models of anxiety, depression and psychosomatic disorders
  • Sleep-stress interactions

 

Contributes to courses in Biological & Medical Psychology, as well as courses for PhD students. Supervision of undergraduate and graduate student projects.

Books
  • Lehnert, H.; Murison, Robert; Weiner, H.; Hellhammer, D.; Beyer, Jonny. 1993. Endocrine and Nutritional Control of Basic Biological Functions.
  • Lehnert, H.; Murison, Robert; Weiner, H.; Hellhammer, D.; Beyer, Jonny. 1993. Endocrine and Nutritional Control of Basic Biological Functions.
  • Lehnert, H.; Murison, Robert; Weiner, H.; Hellhammer, D.; Beyer, Jonny. 1992. Endocrine and Nutritional Control of Basic Biological Functions.
Journal articles
  • Kinn Rød, Anne Marie; Harkestad, Nina; Jellestad, Finn Konow; Murison, Robert. 2017. Comparison of commercial ELISA assays for quantification of corticosterone in serum. Scientific Reports. 7. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-06006-4
  • Grønli, Janne; Meerlo, Peter; Pedersen, Torhild; Pallesen, Ståle; Skrede, Silje; Marti, Andrea Rørvik; Wisor, Jonathan; Murison, Robert; Henriksen, Tone Elise Gjøtterud; Rempe, Michael J.; Mrdalj, Jelena. 2016. A rodent model of night-shift work induces short-term and enduring sleep and electroencephalographic disturbances. Journal of Biological Rhythms. 32: 48-63. doi: 10.1177/0748730416675460
  • Marti, Andrea Rørvik; Mrdalj, Jelena; Skrede, Silje; Pedersen, Torhild Thue; Meerlo, Peter; van Hasselt, Sjoerd Johan; Henriksen, Tone Elise Gjøtterud; Pallesen, Ståle; Murison, Robert; Grønli, Janne. 2016. Simulated night work alters clock gene expression in central and peripheral tissue in rats. Journal of Sleep Research. 25: 57-57. Published 2016-08-29. doi: 10.1111/jsr.12446
  • Mrdalj, Jelena; Murison, Robert; Soule, Jonathan; Kinn Rød, Anne Marie; Milde, Anne Marita; Pallesen, Ståle; Grønli, Janne. 2016. Mild daily stressors in adulthood may counteract behavioural effects after constant presence of mother during early life. Physiology and Behavior. 165: 313-321. doi: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2016.08.018
  • Rempe, Michael J.; Pedersen, Torhild Thue; Meerlo, Peter; Mrdalj, Jelena; Pallesen, Ståle; Marti, Andrea Rørvik; Wisor, Jonathan; Murison, Robert; Henriksen, Tone Elise Gjøtterud; Grønli, Janne. 2016. A rat model for shiftwork: Effects on sleep architecture and sleep homeostasis. Journal of Sleep Research. 25: 248-249. Published 2016-08-29. doi: 10.1111/jsr.12446
  • Steine, Iris Mulders; Zayats, Tetyana; Stansberg, Christine; Pallesen, Ståle; Mrdalj, Jelena; Håvik, Bjarte; Soule, Jonathan; Haavik, Jan; Milde, Anne Marita; Skrede, Silje; Murison, Robert; Krystal, John H; Grønli, Janne. 2016. Implication of NOTCH1 Gene in Susceptibility to Anxiety and Depression among Sexual Abuse Victims. Translational psychiatry. doi: 10.1038/tp.2016.248
  • Breivik, Torbjørn; Gundersen, Yngvar; Murison, Robert; Turner, Jonathan D.; Muller, Claude P.; Gjermo, Per E; Opstad, Per Kristian. 2015. Maternal deprivation of Lewis rat pups increases the severity of experimental periodontitis in adulthood. Open Dentistry Journal. 9: 65-78. doi: 10.2174/1874210601509010065
  • Hansson, Pia Berner; Murison, Robert; Lund, Anders; Hammar, Åsa. 2015. Cognitive functioning and cortisol profiles in first episode major depression. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology. 56: 379-383. doi: 10.1111/sjop.12230
  • Kinn Rød, Anne Marie; Murison, Robert; Mrdalj, Jelena; Milde, Anne Marita; Jellestad, Finn Konow; Øvernes, Leif Arvid; Grønli, Janne. 2014. Effects of social defeat on sleep and behaviour: Importance of the confrontational behaviour. Physiology and Behavior. 127: 54-63. doi: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2014.01.010
  • Mrdalj, Jelena; Mattson, Åse Lundegaard; Murison, Robert; Jellestad, Finn Konow; Milde, Anne Marita; Pallesen, Ståle; Ursin, Reidun; Bjorvatn, Bjørn; Grønli, Janne. 2014. Hypothermia after chronic mild stress exposure in rats with a history of postnatal maternal separations. Chronobiology International. 31: 252-264. doi: 10.3109/07420528.2013.846351
  • Azak, Schale; Murison, Robert; Wentzel-Larsen, Tore; Smith, Lars; Gunnar, Megan R. 2013. Maternal depression and infant daytime cortisol. Developmental Psychobiology. 55: 334-351. doi: 10.1002/dev.21033
  • Elvsåshagen, Torbjørn; Bøen, Erlend; Moberget, Torgeir; Harkestad, Nina; Murison, Robert; Boye, Turid Birgitte; Malt, Ulrik Fredrik; Andersson, Stein. 2013. Longitudinal and Cross-Sectional Studies of LTP-Like Cortical Plasticity in Subjects with Bipolar Disorder and Healthy Controls. Biological Psychiatry. 73: 257S-257S.
  • Hansson, Pia Berner; Murison, Robert; Lund, Anders; Hammar, Åsa. 2013. Cognitive functioning and cortisol suppression in recurrent major depression. PsyCh Journal. 2: 167-174. doi: 10.1002/pchj.29
  • Mrdalj, Jelena; Pallesen, Ståle; Milde, Anne Marita; Jellestad, Finn Konow; Murison, Robert; Ursin, Reidun; Bjorvatn, Bjørn; Grønli, Janne. 2013. Early and later life stress alter brain activity and sleep in rats. PLoS ONE. 8. Published 2013-07-26. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0069923
  • Overmier, James Bruce; Murison, Robert. 2013. Restoring psychology's role in peptic ulcer. Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being. 5: 5-27. doi: 10.1111/j.1758-0854.2012.01076.x
  • Grønli, Janne; Dagestad, Grethe; Milde, Anne Marita; Murison, Robert; Bramham, Clive R. 2012. Post-transcriptional effects and interactions between chronic mild stress and acute sleep deprivation: Regulation of translation factor and cytoplasmic polyadenylation element-binding protein phosphorylation. Behavioural Brain Research. 235: 251-262. doi: 10.1016/j.bbr.2012.08.008
  • Grønli, Janne; Dagestad, Grethe; Milde, Anne Marita; Murison, Robert; Bramham, Clive R. 2012. Chronic mild stress abolishes a relationship between sleep architecture and translational control. Journal of Sleep Research. 21: 41-41.
  • Johnsen, Bjørn Helge; Hansen, Anita Lill; Murison, Robert; Eid, Jarle; Thayer, Julian Francis. 2012. Heart rate variability and cortisol responses during attentional and working memory tasks in naval cadets. International Maritime Health. 63: 181-187.
  • Kinn Rød, Anne Marie; Milde, Anne Marita; Grønli, Janne; Jellestad, Finn Konow; Sundberg, Håkan; Murison, Robert. 2012. Long-term effects of footshock and social defeat on anxiety-like behaviours in rats: Relationships to pre-stressor plasma corticosterone concentration. Stress. 15: 658-670. doi: 10.3109/10253890.2012.663836
  • Kinn Rød, Anne Marie; Mrdalj, Jelena; Milde, Anne Marita; Jellestad, Finn Konow; Murison, Robert; Øvernes, Leif Arvid; Grønli, Janne. 2012. Sleep architecture, behaviour, corticosterone and acoustic startle response after double exposure to social defeat in rats. Journal of Sleep Research. 21: 212-212.
  • Øines, Eliann; Murison, Robert; Mrdalj, Jelena; Grønli, Janne; Milde, Anne Marita. 2012. Neonatal maternal separation in male rats increases intestinal permeability and affects behavior after chronic social stress. Physiology and Behavior. 105: 1058-1066. doi: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2011.11.024
  • Koolhaas, Jaap M; Bartolomucci, Alessandro; Buwalda, Bauke; de Boer, Sietse F; Flügge, Gabriele; Korte, S. Mechiel; Meerlo, Peter; Murison, Robert; Olivier, Berend; Palanza, Paola; Richter-Levin, Gal; Sgoifo, Andrea; Steimer, Thierry; Stiedl, Oliver; Van Dijk, Gert J; Wöhr, Martin; Fuchs, Eberhard. 2011. Stress revisited: A critical evaluation of the stress concept. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. 35: 1291-1301. doi: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2011.02.003
  • Orre, Ingrid Jangaard; Reinertsen, Kristin Valborg; Aukrust, Pål; Dahl, Alv A; Fosså, Sophie Dorothea; Ueland, Thor; Murison, Robert. 2011. Higher levels of fatigue are associated with higher CRP levels in disease-free breast cancer survivors. Journal of Psychosomatic Research. 71: 136-141. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2011.04.003
  • Vandevska-Radunovic, Vaska; Murison, Robert. 2010. Emotional stress and orthodontic tooth movement: effects on apical root resorption, tooth movement, and dental tissue expression of interleukin-1 alpha and calcitonin gene-related peptide immunoreactive nerve fibres in rats. European Journal of Orthodontics. 32: 329-335. doi: 10.1093/ejo/cjp106
  • Halleland, Helene; Harris, Anette; Sornes, Silje; Murison, Robert; Ursin, Holger. 2009. Subjective health complaints, stress, and coping in orchestra musicians. Medical problems of performing artists. 24: 58-62.
  • Orre, Ingrid Jangaard; Murison, Robert; Dahl, Alv Andreas; Ueland, Thor; Aukrust, Pål; Fosså, Sophie Dorothea. 2009. Levels of circulating interleukin-1 receptor antagonist and C-reactive protein in long-term survivors of testicular cancer with chronic cancer-related fatigue. Brain, behavior, and immunity. 23: 868-874. doi: 10.1016/j.bbi.2009.04.003
  • Grønli, Janne; Dagestad, Grethe; Milde, Anne Marita; Murison, Robert; Portas, Chiara Maria; Bramham, Clive R. Evjen. 2008. Sleep deprivation as an antidepressant treatment following chronic mild stress: effects on translation factor EIF4E and EEF2 activity. Journal of Sleep Research. 17: 221-221.
  • Kinn, Anne Marie; Grønli, Janne; Fiske, Eldbjørg; Kuipers, Sjoukje; Ursin, Reidun; Murison, Robert; Portas, Chiara Maria. 2008. A double exposure to social defeat induces sub-chronic effects on sleep and open field dehaviour in rats. Physiology and Behavior. 95: 553-561. doi: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2008.07.031
  • Orre, IJ; Fosså, Sophie Dorothea; Fossa, SD; Murison, Robert; Bremnes, Roy M.; Dahl, Olav; Klepp, Olbjørn; Loge, JH; Wist, EA; Dahl, Alv A. 2008. Chronic cancer-related fatigue in long-term survivors of testicular cancer. Journal of Psychosomatic Research. 64: 363-371. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2008.01.002
  • Orre, Ingrid Jangaard; Dahl, Alv Andreas; Fosså, Sophie Dorothea; Murison, Robert. 2008. Associations between cancer related stress and morning cortisol levels in Norwegian long-term survivors of testicular cancer. Psycho-Oncology. 17: S306-S306.
  • Grønli, Janne; Fiske, Eldbjørg; Murison, Robert; Bjorvatn, Bjørn; Sørensen, Eli; Ursin, Reidun; Portas, Chiara Maria. 2007. Extracellular levels of serotonin and GABA in the hippocampus after chronic mild stress in rats. - A microdialysis study in an animal model of depression. Behavioural Brain Research. 181: 42-51. doi: 10.1016/j.bbr.2007.03.018
  • Grønli, Janne; Fiske, Eldbjørg; Murison, Robert; Bjorvatn, Bjørn; Sørensen, Eli; Ursin, Reidun; Portas, Chiara Maria. 2007. Extracellular levels of serotonin and GABA in the hippocampus after chronic mild stress in rats. A microdialysis study over the sleep/wake cycle in an animal model of depression. Sleep and Biological Rhythms.
  • Harris, Anette Kristoffersen; Ursin, Holger; Murison, Robert; Eriksen, Hege Randi. 2007. Coffee, stress and cortisol in nursing staff. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 32: 322-330.
  • Harris, Anette; Ursin, Holger; Murison, Robert; Eriksen, Hege Randi. 2007. Coffee, stress and cortisol in nursing staff. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 32: 322-330. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2007.01.003
  • Orre, Ingrid Jangaard; Dahl, Alv A.; Fossa, SD; Murison, Robert. 2007. Associations between cancer related stress and morning cortisol levels in Norwegian long-term survivors of testicular cancer. Psycho-Oncology. 16: S276-S276.
  • Breivik, Torbjørn; Gundersen, Yngvar; Myhrer, Trond; Fonnum, Frode; Osmundsen, Harald; Murison, Robert; Gjermo, Per; von Hörsten, Stephan; Opstad, Per Kristian; von Horsten, S. 2006. Enhanced susceptibility to periodontitis in an animal model of depression: reversed by chronic treatment with the anti-depressant tianeptine. Journal of Clinical Periodontology. 33: 469-477. doi: Se sammendragsfelt
  • Grønli, Janne; Bramham, Clive R. Evjen; Murison, Robert; Kanhema, Tambudzai; Fiske, Eldbjørg; Bjorvatn, Bjørn; Ursin, Reidun; Portas, Chiara Maria. 2006. Chronic mild stress inhibits BDNF protein expression and CREB activation in the dentate gyrus but not in the hippocampus proper. Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior. 85: 842-849. doi: 10.1016/j.pbb.2006.11.021
  • Overmier, James Bruce; Murison, Robert; Milde, Anne Marita. 2006. Sensitization and conditioning as contributors to gastrointestinal vulnerability. A review. Autonomic Neuroscience: Basic & Clinical. 30: 22-27.
  • Eriksen, Hege Randi; Murison, Robert; Pensgaard, Anne Marta; Ursin, Holger. 2005. Cognitive activation theory of stress (CATS): from fish brains to the Olympics. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 30: 933-938.
  • Eriksen, Hege; Murison, Robert; Pensgaard, Anne Marte; Ursin, Holger. 2005. Cognitive activation theory of stress (CATS) : from fish brains to the Olympics. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 30: 933-938.
  • Grønli, Janne; Murison, Robert; Fiske, Eldbjørg; Bjorvatn, Bjørn; Sørensen, Eli; Portas, Chiara Maria; Ursin, Reidun. 2005. Effects of chronic mild stress on sexual behavior, locomotor activity and consumption of sucrose and saccharine solutions. Physiology and Behavior. 84: 571-577. doi: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2005.02.007
  • Grønli, Janne; Murison, Robert; Kanhema, Tambudzai; Fiske, Eldbjørg; Bjorvatn, Bjørn; Sørensen, Eli; Portas, Chiara Maria; Bramham, Clive R. Evjen; Ursin, Reidun. 2005. Chronic mild stress, an animal model of depression, affects the expression of BDNF and 5-HT levels over the sleep/wake cycle in hippocampus in rats. Sleep. 28.
  • Milde, Anne Marita; Arslan, Gülen; Overmier, James Bruce; Berstad, Arnold; Murison, Robert. 2005. An acute stressor enhances sensitivity to a chemical irritant and increases 51-CrEDTA permeability of the colon in adult rats. Integrative Physiological & Behavioral Science. 40: 35-44.
  • Murison, Robert; Eriksen, Hege Randi. 2005. Stress, sensitisation and somatisation: A special issue in honour of Holger Ursin. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 30: 931-932.
  • Overmier, J. Bruce; Murison, Robert. 2005. Trauma and resulting sensitization effects are modulated by psychological factors. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 30: 965-973.
  • Grønli, Janne; Murison, Robert; Bjorvatn, Bjørn; Sørensen, Eli; Portas, Chiara Maria; Ursin, Reidun. 2004. Chronic mild stress affects sucrose intake and sleep in rats. Behavioural Brain Research. 150: 139-147.
  • Milde, Anne Marita; Enger, Øystein; Murison, Robert. 2004. The effects of postnatal maternal separation on stress responsivity and experimentally induced colitis in adult rats. Physiology and Behavior. 81: 71-84.
  • Murison, Robert; Milde, Anne Marita. 2004. Psychological factors impact on colitis in animal models. Psychosomatic Medicine. 66: A10.
  • Goodwin, Renee D.; Hoven, Christina W.; Murison, Robert; Hotopf, Mathew. 2003. Association between childhood physical abuse and gastrointestinal disorders and migraine in adulthood. American Journal of Public Health. 93: 1065-1067.
  • Milde, Anne Marita; Arslan, Gülen; Roseth, Arne; Berstad, Arnold; Overmier, James Bruce; Murison, Robert. 2003. Intestinal permeability and faecal granulocyte marker protein in dextran sulphate sodium - induced colitis in rats. Scandinavian Journal of Laboratory Animal Science. 30: 169-175.
  • Milde, Anne Marita; Sundberg, Håkan; Roseth, Arne; Murison, Robert. 2003. Proactive sensitizing effects of acute stress on acoustic startle responses and experimentally induced colitis in rats: relationship to corticosterone. Stress. 6: 49-57.
  • Steine, Kjetil; Roseth, Arne; Sandbæk, Gunnar; Murison, Robert; Slagsvold, Carl-Erik; Keller, Anne; Falch, Jan A. 2003. Økt kortisolnivå, frostskader og påvirkning av muskler og skjelett under ekstreme polarforhold. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 123: 3529-3532.
  • Tuvnes, Frode A.; Steffenach, Hill-Aina; Murison, Robert; Moser, May-Britt; Moser, Edvard I. 2003. Selective hippocampal lesions do not increase adrenocortical activity. Journal of Neuroscience. 23: 4345-4354.
  • Tuvnes, Frode Alexander; Steffenach, Hill Aina; Murison, Robert; Moser, May-Britt; Moser, Edvard Ingjald. 2003. Selective hippocampal lesions do not increase adrenocortical activity. Journal of Neuroscience. 23: 4345-4354.
  • Kjelstrup, Kirsten G.; Tuvnes, Frode A.; Steffenach, Hill-Aina; Murison, Robert; Moser, Edvard I.; Moser, May-Britt. 2002. Reduced fear expression after lesions of the ventral hippocampus. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 99: 10825-10830.
  • Milde, Anne Marita; Murison, Robert. 2002. A study of the effects of restraint stress on colitis induced by dextran sulphate sodium in singly housed rats. Integrative Physiological & Behavioral Science. 37: 140-150.
  • Carlsson, Hans-Erik; Hagelin, Joakim; Martin, Krister; Murison, Robert; Hau, Jann. 2001. Samhällets förståelse för djurförsök i biomedicinsk forskning. CFN:s skriftserie. 41: 19-26.
  • Murison, Robert. 2001. Is there a role for psychology in ulcer disease? Integrative Physiological & Behavioral Science. 36: 75-83.
  • Murison, Robert. 2001. Review of Biological Basis of Mind-Body Interactions by E.A. Mayer and C.B. Saper. Psychosomatic Medicine. 63: 512-514.
  • Murison, Robert; Hansen, Anita L. 2001. Reliability of the Chronic Mild Stress paradigm: Implications for research and animal welfare. Integrative Physiological & Behavioral Science. 36: 266-274.
  • Sandbak, Tone; Murison, Robert. 2001. Behavioural responses to elevated plus-maze and defensive burying testing, effects on subsequent ethanol intake and effect of ethanol on retention of the burying response. Alcohol and Alcoholism. 36: 48-58.
  • Overmier, James Bruce; Murison, Robert. 2000. Anxiety and helplessness in the face of stress predisposes, precipitates and sustains gastric ulceration. Behavioural Brain Research. 110: 159-172.
  • Sandbak, Tone; Rimol, Lars Morten; Jellestad, Finn Konow; Murison, Robert. 2000. Relating acoustic startle reactivity and plasticity to alcohol consumption in male Wistar rats. Physiology and Behavior. 68: 723-733.
  • Eriksen, Hege Randi; Olff, M.; Murison, Robert; Ursin, Holger. 1999. The time dimension in stress responses: Relevance for survival and health. Psychiatry Research. 85: 39-50.
  • Eriksen, Hege Randi; Olff, M.; Murison, Robert; Ursin, Holger. 1999. The time dimension in stress responses: relevance for survival and health. Psychiatry Research. 85: 39-50.
  • Sandbak, Tone; Murison, Robert. 1999. Defensive Burying Test, Alchohol Consumption and Retention of the Defensive Burying Response. Alcohol and Alcoholism. 34: 481.
  • Murison, Robert; Overmier, J.B. 1998. Comparison of different animal models of stress reveals a non- monotonic effect. Stress. 2: 227-230.
  • Overmier, J.B.; Murison, Robert. 1998. Animal models reveal the "psych" in the psychosomatics of the peptic ulcers. Current Directions in Psychological Science (Print). 6: 180-184.
  • Sandbak, Tone; Murison, Robert; Sarviharju, M.; Hyytiä, P. 1998. Defensive burying and stress gastric erosions in alcohol-preferring AA and alcohol non-preferring ANA rats. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 22: 2050-2054.
  • Deinzer, R.; Murison, Robert. 1997. Amino acid effects on post-stress ulcers. Relationship to brain serotonin, 5-HIAA and norepinephrine. Stress. 1: 169-178.
  • Murison, Robert. 1997. ScandLAS policy. Scandinavian Journal of Laboratory Animal Science. 24: 2-3.
  • Overmier, Bruce; Murison, Robert; Johnsen, Tom Chr Backer. 1997. Prediction of Individual Vunerability to Stress-induced Gastric Ulcers in Rats: A Factor Analysis of selected Behavioral and Biological Indices. Physiology and Behavior. 61: 555-562.
  • Overmier, J.B.; Murison, Robert; Backer Johnsen, T. 1997. Prediction of individual vulnerability to stress-induced gastric ulcerations in rats: A factor analysis of selected behavioral and biological indices. Physiology and Behavior. 61: 555-562.
  • Breivik, T.; Thrane, P.S.; Murison, Robert; Gjermo, P. 1996. Emotional stress effects on immunity, gingivitis and periodontitis. European Journal of Oral Sciences. 104: 327-334.
  • Breivik, T.; Thrane, P.S.; Murison, Robert; Gjermo, [Mangler fornavn]. 1996. Følelsesmessige belastninger og periodontitt. Den norske tannlegeforenings tidende. 106: 582-587.
  • Sandbak, T.; Murison, Robert. 1996. Voluntary alcohol consumption in rats: Relationships to defensive burying and stress gastric erosions. Psychology and Behavior. 59: 983-989.
  • Murison, Robert; Pedersen, Geir; Baug, Ine Marlen; Milde, Anne Marita; Overmier, Bruce. 1995. Dopaminergic system sensitivity, shock-induced stress and stress-induced gastric ulceration may be interdependent. Homeostasis. 36: 6-11.
  • Overmier, J.B.; Murison, Robert. 1994. Differing mechanisms for proactive effects of intermittent and single shock on gastric ulveration. Physiology and Behavior. 56: 913-919.
  • Overmier, J.B.; Murison, Robert; Taklo, T.; Espelid, Randi F. 1994. Effects of traumatic stress on defensive burying: An alternative test of the learned helplessness animal model of depression and enhanced retrieval of unpleasant memories. Biological Psychiatry. 36: 703-704.
  • Murison, Robert; Overmier, J.B. 1993. Parallelism among stress effects on ulcer, immunosuppression and analgesia: Commonality of mechanisms? Journal of Physiology - Paris. 87: 253-259.
  • Murison, Robert; Overmier, J.B. 1993. Some psychosomatic causal factors of restrain-in-water stress ulcers. Physiology and Behavior. 53: 577-581.
  • Overmier, James Bruce; Murison, Robert. 1993. Temporal location of contextual exposure determines whether shocks influence later ulcer vulnerability. Learning and Motivation. 24: 282-292.
  • Coover, G. D.; Murison, Robert; Jellestad, Finn Konow. 1992. Subtotal lesions of the amygdala: The rostal central nucleus in passive avoidance and ulceration. Physiology and Behavior. 51: 795-803.
  • Kreutz, M.; Hellhammer, D.; Murison, Robert; Vetter, H.; Krause, U.; Lehnert, H. 1992. Pavlovian conditioning of corticotropin-releasing hormone-induced increase of blood pressure and corticosterone secretion in the rat. Physiologica Scandinavica. 145: 59-63.
  • Murison, Robert. 1992. The pathological power of the past. (Abstract of paper presented at 25th International Congress of Psychology, Brussels). International Journal of Psychology. 27: 180-180.
  • Murison, Robert; Skjerve, Arvid. 1992. Individual behavioral characteristics and extent of stress-induced gastric ulceration in rats. Acta Physiologica Hungarica. 80: 127-134.
  • Deinzer, R.; Murison, Robert; Hellhammer, D. H.; Lehnert, H. 1991. Amino acids and yohimbine prevent poststress gastric ulceration in rats. Experimental & Clinical Gastroenterology. 1: 145-149.
  • Glavin, G. B.; Murison, Robert; Overmier, James Bruce; Paré, W. P.; Bakke, H. K.; Henke, P. G.; Hernandez, D. E. 1991. The neurobiology of stress ulcers. Brain Research Reviews. 16: 301-343.
  • Murison, Robert; Olafsen, K. 1991. Stress gastric ulceration in rats: Impact of prior stress experience. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. 15: 319-326.
  • Murison, Robert; Olafsen, kÅre sten. 1991. Stress ulceration in rats: Impact of prior stress experience. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. 15: 319-326.
  • Overmier, James Bruce; Murison, Robert. 1991. Juvenile and adult footshock stress modulate later adult gastric pathophysiological reactions to restraint stresses in rats. Behavioral Neuroscience. 105: 246-252.
  • Knardahl, Stein; Murison, Robert. 1989. Plasma corticosterone and renin activity during two-way active avoidance learning in spontaneously hypertensive and Wistar-Kyoto rats. Behavioral and Neural Biology. 51: 389-400.
Book sections
  • Murison, Robert. 2016. The Neurobiology of Stress. Kapittel 2, pages 29-49. In:
    • Al'Absi, Mustafa; Flaten, Magne. 2016. The Neuroscience of Pain, Stress, and Emotion. Elsevier. 312 pages. ISBN: 9780128005385.
  • Murison, Robert; Milde, Anne Marita. 2011. Animal Models for Psychological Disorders. Chapter 3, pages 29-45. In:
    • Hau, Jann; Schapiro, Steven J. 2011. Handbook of Laboratory Animal Science 3ed Edition. CRC Press. 480 pages. ISBN: 9781-4200-8457-3.
  • Murison, Robert; Milde, Anne Marita. 2007. Ulceration, Gastric. Volume 3, pages 787-791. In:
    • Fink, George. 2007. Encylopedia of Stress (2nd Edition). 2933 pages. ISBN: 978-0-12-088503-9.
  • Murison, Robert; Milde, Anne Marita. 2007. Gastrointestinal Effects. Volume 2, pages 109-114. In:
    • Fink, George. 2007. Encylopedia of Stress (2nd Edition). 2933 pages. ISBN: 978-0-12-088503-9.
  • Overmier, James Bruce; Murison, Robert. 2004. Gastric ulcers and stress. Gastric ulcers and stress, pages 349-355. In:
    • Anderson, Norman. 2004. Encyclopedia of Health & Behavior. Sage Publications. 1016 pages. ISBN: 0-7619-2360-8.
  • Overmier, James Bruce; Murison, Robert. 2004. Animal models. Animal models, pages 58-59. In:
    • Craighead, William; Nemeroff, Charles. 2004. Concise Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Science. John Wiley & Sons. 1112 pages. ISBN: 0-471-22036-1.
  • Overmier, James Bruce; Murison, Robert; Milde, Anne Marita. 2004. External Events Are Internalized in the Brain-Gut Axis. EXternal events, pages 447-454. In:
    • Sikiric, Predrag; Seiwerth, Sven; Mozsik, Gyula; Arakawa, Tetsuo; Takeuchi, Koji. 2004. Proceedings of the 111th International Conference on Ulcer Research. 516 pages. ISBN: 88-758-7021-7.
  • Murison, Robert. 2003. Animal models for psychological disorders. 111-123. In:
    • Hau, Jann; van Hoosier, Gerald. 2003. Handbook of Laboratory Animal Science Volume II: Animal Models. CRC Press. ISBN: 0-8493-1084-9.
  • Overmier, James Bruce; Murison, Robert. 2001. Animal Models. 105-108. In:
    • Craighead, Edward; Nemeroff, Charles. 2001. The Corsini Encylopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Science. ISBN: 0471239496.
  • Murison, Robert. 2000. Gastrointestinal effects. 191-196. In:
    • Fink, George. 2000. Encyclopedia of Stress. ISBN: 0-12-226738-9.
  • Murison, Robert. 2000. Ulceration. 631-634. In:
    • Fink, George. 2000. Encyclopedia of Stress. ISBN: 0-12-226738-9.
  • Bakke, H.K.; Murison, Robert. 1995. Cortictropin releasing factor and gastric erosions. In:
    • Szabo, S.; Tache, Y.; Glavin, G. 1995. Neuroendocrinology of Gastrointestinal Ulceration: Hans Sel ye Symposia on Neuroendocrinology and Stress. Volume 2.
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B.Sc. (Psychology, Hons), University of St. Andrews, 1974

Ph.D. (Psychology), University of Leicester, 1977

Cortisol in PTSD and depression

Systematic review of cortisol measured in hair as a measure of stress

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