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Synthetic cannabinoids (CBs) such as the JWH series have caused social problems concerning their abuse liability. Because the JWH series produces euphoric and hallucinogenic effects, they have been distributed illegally under street names such as "Spice" and "Smoke". Many countries including Korea have started to schedule some of the JWH series compounds as(More)
Quetiapine is an atypical or second-generation antipsychotic agent and has been a subject of a series of case report and suggested to have the potential for misuse or abuse. However, it is not a controlled substance and is not generally considered addictive. In this study, we examined quetiapine's dependence potential and abuse liability through animal(More)
The aim of the present study was to compare gene expression profiles in animals treated with abusable drugs. Wistar rats were treated with saline, morphine, chloral hydrate, or pentobarbital twice daily for 14 days. To induce neurotoxicity, a group of rats was treated with kainic acid. 24 hr after withdrawal, and a genome-wide DNA microarray analysis was(More)
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