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  1. Gobinath A.R., Richardson, R., Chow, C., Workman, J.L., Lieblich, S.E., Barr, A.M., Galea, L.A.M. Voluntary running influences the efficacy of fluoxetine treatment in a model of postpartum depression. Neuropharmacology. In press. PubMed PDF


  1. Gobinath, A.R., Workman, J.L., Chow, C., Lieblich, S.E., Galea, L.A.M. 2017. Sex-dependent effects of maternal corticosterone and SSRI treatment on hippocampal neurogenesis across development. Biology of Sex Differences. 8: 20. PubMed PDF


  1. Workman, J.L., Gobinath, A.R., Kitay, N.F., Chow, C., Brummelte, S., Galea, L.A.M. 2016. Parity modifies the effects of fluoxetine and corticosterone on behavior, stress reactivity, and hippocampal neurogenesis. Neuropharmacology. 105: 443-453. PubMed PDF


  1. Wainwright, S.R., Workman, J.L., Tehrani, A., Hamson, D.K., Chow, C., Lieblich, S.E., Galea, L.A.M. 2016. Testosterone has antidepressant efficacy in a chronic unpredictable stress model of depression in gonadectomised adult male rats. Hormones and Behavior. 79: 58-69. PubMed PDF


  1. Gobinath, A.R., Workman, J.L., Chow, C., Lieblich, S.E., Galea, L.A.M. 2016. Maternal postpartum corticosterone and fluoxetine differentially affect adult male and female offspring on anxiety-like behavior, stress reactivity, and hippocampal neurogenesis. Neuropharmacology. 101: 165-78. PubMed PDF


  1. Workman, J.L.*, Raineki, C.*, Weinberg, J., Galea, L.A.M. 2015. Alcohol and pregnancy: effects on maternal care, HPA axis function, and hippocampal neurogenesis in adult females. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 57: 37-50. *Equal contributors. PubMed PDF


  1. Workman, J.L., Chan, M.Y.T., Galea, L.A.M. 2015. Prior high corticosterone exposure reduces activation of immature neurons in the ventral hippocampus in response to spatial and non-spatial memory. Hippocampus. 25 (3): 329-344. PubMed PDF


  1. Goel, N., Workman, J.L., Lee, T.T.Y., Innala, L., Viau, V. 2014. Sex differences in the HPA axis. Comprehensive Physiology. 4: 1121-1155. PubMed PDF


  1. Workman, J.L., Crozier, T., Lieblich, S.E., Galea, L.A.M. 2013. Reproductive experience does not persistently alter prefrontal cortical-dependent learning but does alter strategy use dependent on estrous phase. Hormones and Behavior. 64: 439-447. PubMed PDF


  1. Workman, J.L., Brummelte, S., Galea, L.A.M. 2013. Postpartum corticosterone administration reduces dendritic complexity and increases the density of mushroom spines of hippocampal CA3 arbours in dams. Journal of Neuroendocrinology. 25: 119-130. Cover Image. PubMed PDF


  1. Workman, J.L.*, Barha, C.K.*, Galea, L.A.M. 2012. Endocrine substrates of cognitive and affective changes during pregnancy and postpartum. Behavioral Neuroscience. 126 (1): 54-72. *Equal contributors. PubMed PDF


  1. Workman, J.L., Manny, N., Walton, J.C., Nelson, R.J. 2011. Short day lengths alter stress and depressive-like responses, and hippocampal morphology in Siberian hamsters. Hormones and Behavior. 60 (5): 520-8. PubMed PDF


  1. Workman, J.L., Fonken, L.K., Gusfa, J., Kassouf, K.M., Nelson, R.J. 2011. Post-weaning environmental enrichment alters affective responses and interacts with behavioral testing to alter nNOS immunoreactivity. Pharmacology, Biochemistry, and Behavior. 100 (1): 25-32. PubMed PDF


  1. Workman, J.L., Weber, M.D., Nelson, R.J. 2011. Dietary arginine depletion reduces depressive-like responses in male, but not female, mice. Behavioural Brain Research. 223 (1): 81-7. PubMed PDF


  1. Weil, Z.M., Workman, J.L., Karelina, K., Nelson, R.J. 2011. Short photoperiods alter cannabinoid receptor expression in hypothalamic nuclei related to energy balance. Neuroscience Letters, 491 (2): 99-103. PubMed PDF


  1. Workman, J.L., Nelson, R.J. 2011. Potential animal models of seasonal affective disorder. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 35 (3): 669-79. PubMed PDF


  1. Fonken, L.K., Workman, J.L., Walton, J.C., Morris, J.M., Weil, Z.M., Nelson, R.J. 2010. Light at night increases body mass by shifting the time of food intake. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107 (43): 18664-9. PubMed PDF


  1. Workman, J.L.*, DeWitt, S.J.*, Fonken, L.K., Nelson, R.J. 2010. Environmental enrichment enhances delayed-type hypersensitivity in both short- and long-day Siberian hamsters. Physiology and Behavior, 99 (5): 638-643. *Equal contributors. PubMed PDF


  1. Navara, K.J., Workman, J.L., Oberdick, J., Nelson, R.J. 2010. Short day lengths skew prenatal sex ratios toward males in Siberian hamsters. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology. 83 (1): 127-134. PubMed PDF


  1. Workman, J.L., Johnson E.M., Martin, L.B., Nelson, R.J. 2009. Butyric acid suppresses palatable food consumption in Siberian hamsters (Phodopus sungorus) housed in winter-, but not summer-like, conditions. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 87 (9): 749-754. PDF


  1. Fonken, L.K., Finy, M.S., Walton, J.C., Weil, Z.M., Workman, J.L., Ross, J., Nelson, R.J. 2009. Influence of light at night on murine anxiety- and depressive-like responses. Behavioural Brain Research, 205 (2): 349-354. PubMed PDF


  1. Workman, J.L., Bowers, S.L., Nelson, R.J. 2009. Enrichment and photoperiod interact to affect spatial learning and hippocampal dendritic morphology in white-footed mice (Peromyscus leucopus). European Journal of Neuroscience, 29: 161-170. PubMed PDF


  1. Workman, J.L., Weil, Z.M., Tuthill, C.R., Nelson, R.J. 2008. Maternal pinealectomy increases depressive-like responses in Siberian hamster offspring. Behavioural Brain Research, 189: 387-391. PubMed PDF


  1. Workman, J.L., Trainor, B.C., Finy, M.S., Nelson, R.J. 2008. Inhibition of neuronal nitric oxide reduces anxiety-like responses to pair housing. Behavioural Brain Research, 18: 109-115.  PubMed PDF


  1. Weil, Z.M., Workman, J.L., Nelson, R.J. 2007. Housing condition alters immunological and reproductive responses to day length in Siberian hamsters (Phodopus sungorus). Hormones and Behavior, 52: 261–266. PubMed PDF


  1. Trainor, B.C., Workman, J.L., Jessen, R., Nelson, R.J. 2007. Impaired nitric oxide synthase signaling dissociates social investigation and aggression. Behavioral Neuroscience, 121: 362-369. PubMed PDF


  1. Weil, Z.M., Martin, L.B., Workman, J.L., Nelson, R.J. 2006. Immune challenge retards seasonal reproductive regression: Evidence for terminal investment. Biology Letters, 2: 393-396. PubMed PDF


Manuscripts Submitted or in prep

De Guzman, R.M., Saulsbery, A.I., Workman, J.L. Early postnatal undernutrition blunts affective behavioral responses and increases hippocampal neurogenesis in adolescent rats. Submitted.

De Guzman, R.M., Saulsbery, A.I., Workman, J.L. Nursing demand regulates depression-like behavior and hippocampal neurogenesis in late postpartum rats. In prep.