Haloperidol and rimonabant increase delay discounting in rats fed high-fat and standard-chow diets.

@article{Boomhower2014HaloperidolAR,
  title={Haloperidol and rimonabant increase delay discounting in rats fed high-fat and standard-chow diets.},
  author={Steven R Boomhower and Erin B. Rasmussen},
  journal={Behavioural pharmacology},
  year={2014},
  volume={25 8},
  pages={705-16}
}
The dopamine and endocannabinoid neurotransmitter systems have been implicated in delay discounting, a measure of impulsive choice, and obesity. The current study was designed to determine the extent to which haloperidol and rimonabant affected delay discounting in rats fed standard-chow and high-fat diets. Sprague-Dawley rats were allowed to free-feed under a high-fat diet (4.73 kcal/g) or a standard-chow diet (3.0 kcal/g) for 3 months. Then, operant sessions began in which rats (n=9 standard… CONTINUE READING

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