Animal Models of Drug Addiction / Edition 1

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A comprehensive guide to the use of animal models for understanding the many facets of drug and alcohol abuse-problems that are now worldwide health concerns. Expert investigators have contributed state-of-the-art chapters on the use of animal models for research on substance abuse.

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...provide(s) an essential methodological source and reference text for everyone working in the neurosciences today.-Methods and Findings in Experimental and Clinical Neuroscience
A comprehensive guide to the use of animal models for research on substance abuse. Articles feature critical information, techniques, and experimental protocols including: alcohol consumption, genetic approaches, methodological and experimental issues of alcohol tolerance, barbituate addiction, benzodiazepine tolerance and dependence, self-administration of psychomotor stimulants and nicotine, taste preference conditioning model for opiate withdrawal dysphoria, assessment of hallucinogens, and perinatal caffeine exposure. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780896032170
  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
  • Publication date: 10/23/1992
  • Series: Neuromethods Series , #24
  • Edition description: 1993
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 436
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Stewart/Grupp: Models of Alcohol Consumption Using the Laboratory Rat. Kiianmaa/Hyytiä/Sinclair: Development of an Animal Model of Ethanol Abuse: Genetic Approach. Harris/Crabbe: Genetic Animal Models: A User's Guide. Lê/Mihic/Wu: Alcohol Tolerance: Methodological and Experimental Issues. Okamoto: Animal Models of Drug Addiction: Barbiturates. Lister: Benzodiazepine Tolerance and Dependence. Roberts/Richardson: Self-Administration of Psychomotor Stimulants Using Progressive Ratio Schedules of Reinforcement. Mucha: Opiate Withdrawal-Produced Dysphoria: A Taste Preference Conditioning Model. Corrigall: A Rodent Model for Nicotine Self-Administration. Glennon: Animal Models for Assessing Hallucinogenic Agents. Guillet: Animal Models for Caffeine Exposure in the Perinatal Period. Index.

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