The behavioral changes in open-field and sucrose consumption test. Rats in both the depression and post-MI (myocardial infarction) depression groups showed significantly lower scores of both horizontal and vertical movement compared with the sham and MI groups (a P < 0.01) (A). The total consumptions of sucrose was significantly lower in the depression and post-MI depression groups compared to the sham and MI groups after the experiment (a P < 0.01, b P < 0.05) (B).
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