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Medina, J., Workman, J.L. 2018. Maternal experience and adult neurogenesis in mammals: Implications for maternal care, cognition, and mental health. Journal of Neuroscience Research. In press. PubMed


De Guzman, R.M., Saulsbery, A.I, Workman, J.L. 2018. High nursing demand reduces depression-like behavior despite increasing glucocorticoid concentrations and reducing hippocampal neurogenesis in late postpartum rats. Behavioural Brain Research. 353: 143-15. PubMed


Gobinath A.R., Richardson, R., Chow, C., Workman, J.L., Lieblich, S.E., Barr, A.M., Galea, L.A.M. 2018. Voluntary running influences the efficacy of fluoxetine treatment in a model of postpartum depression. Neuropharmacology. 128: 106-118. PubMed


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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