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Research Article

Antidepressant-Like Effect of Selected Egyptian Cultivars of Flaxseed Oil on a Rodent Model of Postpartum Depression

Table 2

The behavioral parameters recorded in elevated plus maze.

GroupsTL on 15th day
(sec.)
TL on 24 hrs
(sec.)
ΔTL
(sec.)

Sham41.1 ± 1.3934.9 ± 1.496.25 ± 0.41
PPD52.1 ± 1.5349.9 ± 1.572.25 ± 0.16
PPD + G945.0 ± 1.1739.4 ± 1.085.63 ± 0.38
PPD + G1047.3 ± 1.8042.4 ± 1.744.88 ± 0.13
PPD + FLX44.5 ± 1.3538.8 ± 1.105.75 ± 0.37

Each value represents the mean of 8 rats ± SE. In the same column, the different letters indicate a significant difference between groups using one-way ANOVA by using SPSS software (version 22) followed by Duncan’s multiple-comparison test at . PPD: postpartum depression; G9 and G10: flaxseed oils from cultivars Giza 9 and Giza 10; and FLX: fluoxetine.

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