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Techniques for the study of behavioral effects of drugs ....

Peter B. Dews

Techniques for the study of behavioral effects of drugs ....

by Peter B. Dews

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Published by N.Y. Academy of Sciences in New York .
Written in English


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SeriesAnnals of the New York Academy of Sciences -- Vol. 65, Art. 4
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20222543M

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Methods in Behavioral Pharmacology is unique in offering a complete description and critical evaluation of most, if not all, methods available to study the effects of drugs on behavior. It stands apart in that it is not limited to the analysis of a particular class of pharmacological agents Format: Paperback.

of behavioral effects of drugs as the investigation of the interaction of drugs and the variables of which behavior is a function. To proceed properly in this endeavor, a thorough knowledge.

Frans Van Haaren, in Techniques in the Behavioral and Neural Sciences, 8 Conclusions. The behavioral effects of drug administration depend upon the schedule of reinforcement and the nature of the consequent event.

The explanatory value of the rate-dependency hypothesis to account for the dissimilar effects of drug administration on different baseline rates of responding has lost much of. Ingesting drugs and alcohol may produce short-term rewards that then result in a lack of control over the behavior.

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It stands apart in that it is not limited to the analysis of a particular class of pharmacological agents. The field of behavioral pharmacology is far from static; these developments, coupled with the results obtained in clinical studies, promise to result in newer techniques that provide better sensitivity and selectivity for studying the behavioral effects of drugs.

The Effects Of Study Drugs. T he term "study drugs" refers to prescription drugs used to increase concentration and stamina for the purpose of studying or cramming. Study drugs are prescription stimulant medications that are used improperly by a person with a prescription, or more often, illegally by a person without a prescription.

Relapse is the return to drug use after an attempt to stop. The path to drug addiction begins with the voluntary act of taking drugs.

But over time, a person's ability to choose not to do so becomes compromised. Seeking and taking the drug becomes compulsive. This is mostly due to the effects of long-term drug exposure on brain function.

The conditioned place preference paradigm is a standard preclinical behavioral model used to study the rewarding and aversive effects of drugs. Although a number of different designs and apparatuses are used in this model, the basic characteristics of this task involve the association of a particular environment with drug treatment, followed by the association of a different environment with Cited by: Behavioral Therapies for Drug Abuse and Dependence.

The following sections present a brief overview of progress made in the development of effective behavioral treatments for drug abuse and dependence, with a primary focus on the broader categories of treatment that have been found to be effective in Stage II randomized clinical trials (including contingency management, cognitive behavior Cited by:.

The profound effect that certain drugs have on behavior has ignited popular curiosity and has prompted a scientific search for the brain mechanisms that might be altered with drugs.

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