Location preference related to smoked heroin self-administration by rhesus monkeys

@article{Foltin2001LocationPR,
  title={Location preference related to smoked heroin self-administration by rhesus monkeys},
  author={Richard W. Foltin and Suzette M. Evans},
  journal={Psychopharmacology},
  year={2001},
  volume={155},
  pages={419-425}
}
Abstract. Rationale: Although common in humans, little is known about the reinforcing efficacy of smoked heroin in laboratory animals. Objectives: To evaluate the reinforcing efficacy of smoked heroin in non-opioid dependent, non-human primates. Methods: Self-administration and location-preference measures were obtained by having monkeys live in two chambers with heroin self-administration (0, 0.3, 0.6 mg/kg; eight dosings available per day) specific to one chamber and no commodity available in… CONTINUE READING
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