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This study analyzed the role of dopamine D1 and D2 receptors in methylphenidate (MPH) conditioned place preference (CPP) in adolescent male and female rats, in addition to the role of these receptors in the effects of MPH on brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) in the dorsal striatum and nucleus accumbens. Using a nonbiased CPP procedure, the animals(More)
ADHD is one of the most commonly diagnosed disorders during adolescence. Recently, significant increases in the diagnosis of ADHD have caused the prescription of the ADHD medication methylphenidate (MPH) to increase. MPH is a psychostimulant that blocks the dopamine transporter, which is responsible for dopamine reuptake at the synapse. The blockade of the(More)
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