Effects of acute pramipexole on preference for gambling-like schedules of reinforcement in rats

@article{Johnson2010EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of acute pramipexole on preference for gambling-like schedules of reinforcement in rats},
  author={Patrick S. Johnson and Gregory J. Madden and Adam T. Brewer and Jonathan W. Pinkston and Stephen J Fowler},
  journal={Psychopharmacology},
  year={2010},
  volume={213},
  pages={11-18}
}
Pramipexole and other direct dopamine agonist medications have been implicated in the development of impulsive behavior such as pathological gambling among those taking the drug to control symptoms of Parkinson’s disease or restless leg syndrome. Few laboratory studies examining pramipexole’s effects on gambling-like behavior have been conducted. The present study used a rodent model approximating some aspects of human gambling to examine within-subject effects of acute pramipexole (0.03, 0.1… CONTINUE READING
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