Virginia C Hulick

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Prior exposure to phencyclidine (PCP) has been shown to decrease voluntary sucrose consumption in rats, which may indicate reduced reward function. To further characterize the effects of PCP on sucrose consumption, we examined the dose-response relationship between PCP and sucrose consumption, the longevity of the effect, the effects of repeated injections(More)
Prior exposure to the psychotomimetic drug phencyclidine (PCP) decreases voluntary sucrose consumption in rats. This may be indicative of reduced reward function, a phenomenon associated with negative schizophrenic symptomatology. Given that atypical antipsychotics have been shown to ameliorate negative symptoms of schizophrenia more effectively than(More)
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