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Laboratory behavioral studies of vulnerability to drug abuse
Wetherington, Cora Lee.
Publication Information:
Rockville, MD : U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Drug Abuse, Division of Basic Research, 1998.
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iv, 255 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
General Note:
"Based on the papers from a technical review ... held on August 2-3, 1994"--T.p. verso.
Introduction. -- Toward an account of individual differences in drug abuse -- Acquisition and reacquisition (relapse) of drug abuse: modulation by alternative reinforcers -- The influence of behavioral and pharmacological history on the reinforcing effects of cocaine in rhesus monkeys -- Stimulant preexposure sensitizes rats and humans to the rewarding effects of cocaine -- Stress, the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis, and vulnerability to drug abuse -- Behavioral and biological factors associated with individual vulnerability to psychostimulant abuse -- Addictive behavior with and without pharmacologic action: critical role of stimulus control -- Taste and diet preferences as predictors of drug self-administration -- Individual differences in acute effects of drugs in humans: their relevance to risk for abuse -- Substance abuse vulnerability in offspring of alcohol and drug abusers -- Integrating genetic and behavioral models in the study of substance abuse mechanisms -- Disaggregating the liability for drug abuse.
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