Effects of postnatal cocaine exposure and environmental enrichment on rat behavior in a forced swim test.

@article{Magalhes2004EffectsOP,
  title={Effects of postnatal cocaine exposure and environmental enrichment on rat behavior in a forced swim test.},
  author={Ana Magalh{\~a}es and Teresa Summavielle and Mar{\'i}a Tavares and Liliana de Sousa},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={2004},
  volume={1025},
  pages={619-29}
}
This study examined the effects of environmental enrichment on rats exposed to cocaine during the first month of life, in several categories of behavior observed in a forced swim test. Wistar rats were divided in four groups. The first included pups that were subjected to injections of cocaine hydrochloride (15 mg/kg body weight/day, subcutaneously, in two daily doses, from postnatal days 1 to 27) and reared in an enriched environment (CocEE); the second, pups that were subjected to injections… CONTINUE READING

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