Action of caffeine, d-amphetamine, diazepam and imipramine in a dynamic behavioural situation.

@article{Fundar1983ActionOC,
  title={Action of caffeine, d-amphetamine, diazepam and imipramine in a dynamic behavioural situation.},
  author={A M Fundar{\'o} and S Ricci Gamalero and L. Molinengo},
  journal={Pharmacological research communications},
  year={1983},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={71-84}
}
A study has been made of how the chronic administration of caffeine, d-amphetamine, imipramine and diazepam affect rat behaviour in four successive trials in which the contingency for food delivery was switched from one lever where responses were previously reinforced to the other lever where responses had no programmed consequences (reversal). A complete extinction in the first reversal was obtained with diazepam 0.3 mg/kg/day. Caffeine (6 and 18 mg/kg/day) had no effect in the first reversal… CONTINUE READING

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