Emotional-aversive nature of the behavioral response induced by carbachol in cats.

@article{Brudzynski1993EmotionalaversiveNO,
  title={Emotional-aversive nature of the behavioral response induced by carbachol in cats.},
  author={Stefan M. Brudzynski and Barbara Eckersdorf and H Golebiewski},
  journal={Journal of psychiatry & neuroscience : JPN},
  year={1993},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={38-45}
}
Intrahypothalamic-preoptic application of carbachol induces a characteristic, emotional-aversive response in cats similar to their natural defensive behavior. This study was undertaken to provide quantitative evidence that the magnitude of the carbachol-induced, emotional-aversive response follows the same rules as natural responses to threat. An aversive emotional response can be described in terms of a spatiotemporal relationship between the animal and the relevant threat stimulus (potential… CONTINUE READING