Assessment of the abuse potential of methamnetamine in rodents: a behavioral pharmacology study.

@article{Youn2021AssessmentOT,
  title={Assessment of the abuse potential of methamnetamine in rodents: a behavioral pharmacology study.},
  author={Dong-Hyun Youn and Jin Mook Kim and Young-ki Hong and Seo-in Park and Jin-Moo Lee and Young-Hoon Kim and Chang Won Park and Mi Sun Kang},
  journal={Psychopharmacology},
  year={2021}
}
RATIONALE Methamnetamine (MNA; PAL-1046) is a new psychoactive substance that acts as a full biogenic amine transporter (BAT) substrate. BAT substrates promote neurotransmitter release from the nerve terminal and can be abused as stimulants. However, scientific information on the abuse potential of methamnetamine is lacking. OBJECTIVE We evaluated the abuse liability of methamnetamine. METHODS The effective dose range of methamnetamine was determined using a climbing behavior test. The… 

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