Investigation of the effects of opiate antagonists infused into the nucleus accumbens on feeding and sucrose drinking in rats.

Abstract

Previous work has shown that opiate agonist infusion into the nucleus accumbens, a region implicated in reinforcement, stimulates food intake. In the present study, the effects of opiate antagonist infusion into this region were examined in two behavioral paradigms. In the feeding test, food-deprived animals were tested for intake of laboratory chow. In the… (More)

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