Michael D Nickerson

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The present study was designed to examine sex differences in complete Freund's adjuvant (CFA)-induced mechanical hyperalgesia and sex differences in opioid antinociception and anti-hyperalgesia. Female rats developed inflammation and hyperalgesia faster and exhibited greater peak hyperalgesia than male rats. In arthritic (CFA-treated) rats, lower thresholds(More)
We investigated whether sex role stereotyping, adversarial sexual beliefs, acceptance of interpersonal violence, sex of the subject, characteristics of the child (age, sex), and characteristics of the alleged perpetrator (stranger, father) affect judgments of the credibility of children's reports that they have been sexually abused. Two hundred and(More)
1. Dose-response curves to the relaxant effects of isoprenaline, salbutamol, adrenaline and noradrenaline were determined on the partially contracted smooth muscles of the cat nictitating membrane following alpha-adrenoreceptor blockade in order to test the hypothesis of a causal relationship between the inhibition of neuronal uptake and denervation(More)
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