Dual action effects of morphine on the electrical activity of the dorsal tegmentum.

  • Lauren Gilden
  • Published 1978 in Pharmacology, biochemistry, and behavior

Abstract

The midbrain tegmentum has been identified as an important locus for development of negative reinforcement with electrical stimulation of the brain. It also plays a central role in the motivational-affective component of pain, and is a site of the analgesic action of morphine. The present study reports the effects of morphine on the electrical activity of… (More)

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