Effects of psychoactive drugs in the Vogel conflict test in mice.

@article{Umezu1999EffectsOP,
  title={Effects of psychoactive drugs in the Vogel conflict test in mice.},
  author={Toyoshi Umezu},
  journal={Japanese journal of pharmacology},
  year={1999},
  volume={80 2},
  pages={111-8}
}
This study examined effects of various psychoactive drugs on the Vogel conflict test, where drinking behavior is punished by electric shocks, in ICR mice to clarify the pharmacological features of this method in mice. A benzodiazepine anxiolytic diazepam and a barbiturate pentobarbital produced significant anticonflict effects, which mean that these drugs increased the number of electric shocks mice received during 40-min test session. On the other hand, yohimbine (alpha2-receptor antagonist… CONTINUE READING

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