A comparison of amphetamine- and methamphetamine-induced locomotor activity in rats: evidence for qualitative differences in behavior

@article{Hall2007ACO,
  title={A comparison of amphetamine- and methamphetamine-induced locomotor activity in rats: evidence for qualitative differences in behavior},
  author={Darien A. Hall and Jessica J. Stanis and Hector Marquez Avila and Joshua M Gulley},
  journal={Psychopharmacology},
  year={2007},
  volume={195},
  pages={469-478}
}
Methamphetamine (METH) is typically characterized as a more potent psychostimulant than amphetamine (AMPH), but few studies have directly compared the effects of these drugs at low, behaviorally activating doses that tend not to produce focused stereotypy. The objective of the study was to compare the effects of AMPH or METH treatment on locomotor activity in an open-field arena, focusing on their ability to produce conditioned locomotor activity, sensitization, and cross-sensitization. Adult… CONTINUE READING
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