Benzodiazepine self-administration in humans and laboratory animals – implications for problems of long-term use and abuse

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 Drug reinforcement may represent the primary behavioral-pharmacological mechanism underlying two types of problematic use of benzodiazepines – recreational abuse by polydrug abusers and inappropriate chronic use by patients. High dose polydrug abuse for the purpose of getting high is readily recognized as a significant social problem. Inappropriate chronic… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s002130050422

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@article{Griffiths1997BenzodiazepineSI, title={Benzodiazepine self-administration in humans and laboratory animals – implications for problems of long-term use and abuse}, author={Roland R. Griffiths and Elise M Weerts}, journal={Psychopharmacology}, year={1997}, volume={134}, pages={1-37} }