John N Bain

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RATIONALE One of the common neurochemical features of many drugs of abuse is their ability to directly or indirectly enhance dopaminergic activity in the brain, particularly within the ventral tegmental-nucleus accumbens pathway. Dopaminergic pathways in the frontal and limbic cortex also may be targets for these agents, where pharmacological effects could(More)
Central cholinergic neurons are known to play a role in the pharmacological actions of opiates. The purpose of the study was to determine whether the muscarinic receptor agonist arecoline, administered during morphine self-administration, would mitigate the subsequent return to self-administration behavior. Rats self-administered increasing concentrations(More)
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