Activation of the retrohippocampal region in the rat causes dopamine release in the nucleus accumbens: disruption by fornix section.

@article{Mitchell2000ActivationOT,
  title={Activation of the retrohippocampal region in the rat causes dopamine release in the nucleus accumbens: disruption by fornix section.},
  author={Stephen N. Mitchell and Benjamin K. Yee and Joram Feldon and Jeffrey A. Gray and J. Nicholas P. Rawlins},
  journal={European journal of pharmacology},
  year={2000},
  volume={407 1-2},
  pages={131-8}
}
There is a well-described projection from the retrohippocampus (subiculum and entorhinal cortex) to the nucleus accumbens that is involved in the control of psychomotor behaviour, and is implicated in the aetiology of schizophrenia. Cortical abnormalities are widely reported in the brains of schizophrenic patients, but it is unclear whether they are the cause or consequence of those changes in subcortical systems that are treated with neuroleptic drugs. We have, therefore, conducted a series of… CONTINUE READING

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