Dopaminergic mediation of the discriminative stimulus functions of modafinil in rats

@article{Quisenberry2015DopaminergicMO,
  title={Dopaminergic mediation of the discriminative stimulus functions of modafinil in rats},
  author={A. Quisenberry and L. Baker},
  journal={Psychopharmacology},
  year={2015},
  volume={232},
  pages={4411-4419}
}
RationaleModafinil is a wake-promoting drug with FDA approval for the treatment of excessive daytime sleepiness that has been prescribed for ADHD and recently assessed as a potential treatment for psychostimulant dependence. Previous research indicates that modafinil modestly increases locomotor activity and produces similar discriminative stimulus effects to psychostimulants in rodents, although the subjective effects of modafinil are reportedly distinct from those of cocaine or amphetamine in… Expand

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