Increased ethanol self-administration after a period of imposed ethanol deprivation in rats trained in a limited access paradigm.

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A predominant feature in human alcohol abuse is the reported desire or "craving" to consume ethanol along with frequent episodes of drinking after periods of abstinence. These and other factors may be responsible for relapse to uncontrolled ethanol drinking. When relapse occurs after a period of abstinence, ethanol drinking has been shown to be temporarily… (More)

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@article{Heyser1997IncreasedES, title={Increased ethanol self-administration after a period of imposed ethanol deprivation in rats trained in a limited access paradigm.}, author={Charles J Heyser and Gerhard Schulteis and G. F. Koob}, journal={Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research}, year={1997}, volume={21 5}, pages={784-91} }