Behavioral sensitization in humans.

  title={Behavioral sensitization in humans.},
  author={Kenji W Sax and Stephen M Strakowski},
  journal={Journal of addictive diseases},
  volume={20 3},
Behavioral sensitization is the process whereby repeated, intermittent stimulant administration produces a progressively greater and enduring behavioral response. For over two decades, behavioral sensitization has been reliably demonstrated in a number of different animal species and has been proposed as a model for the development of stimulant dependence. However, the application of this model to humans is limited since there have been relatively few studies of sensitization in human subjects… CONTINUE READING

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