Scot C Westwood

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  • Scot C Westwood, G R Hanson
  • The Journal of pharmacology and experimental…
  • 1999
Neuropeptide Y (NPY), an apparent neuromodulating neuropeptide, has been linked to dopamine systems and dopamine-related psychotic disorders. Because of this association, we determined and compared the effects of psychotomimetic drugs on extrapyramidal and limbic NPY systems. We observed that phencyclidine, methamphetamine (METH),(More)
Neuropeptide Y (NPY) is a neuropeptide that may be involved with emotional regulation and drug addiction and may act as a neuroprotective agent during toxic insults, such as is associated with multiple, high doses of methamphetamine (METH). The purpose of the present study was to elucidate the nature of METH-induced changes in the NPY system by examining(More)
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