Effects of dose and time on the ability of alcohol to prime social drinkers.

@article{Rose2006EffectsOD,
  title={Effects of dose and time on the ability of alcohol to prime social drinkers.},
  author={Abigail K Rose and Theodora Duka},
  journal={Behavioural pharmacology},
  year={2006},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={61-70}
}
Interoceptive drug cues, through associations with the drug's reinforcing properties, may act as conditioned stimuli and elicit conditioned responses. For instance, a dose of alcohol, given to alcohol-experienced people, can lead to an enhancement of alcohol drinking, a phenomenon known as the priming effect. The present study aimed to investigate the alcohol priming effect in non-dependent social drinkers with respect to the dose of alcohol preload and the time of testing after preload… CONTINUE READING