Nicotine and the central nervous system: biobehavioral effects of cigarette smoking.
- Biology, PsychologyThe American journal of medicine
Regulation of endocrine function by the nicotinic cholinergic receptor.
- Biology, MedicineCiba Foundation symposium
In view of the hypothesis that the mesolimbic dopamine pathways mediate the euphoric effects of nicotine, the secretion of corticosterone induced by nicotine in the smoking male may substantially influence the mood elevating activity of nicotine.
Effects of Smoking on Hormones, Brain, and Behavior
- Biology, Medicine
Endocrine effects of nicotine administration, tobacco and other drug withdrawal in humans
EFFECTS OF CHRONIC NICOTINE TREATMENT AND WITHDRAWAL ON HYPOTHALAMIC PROOPIOMELANOCORTIN GENE EXPRESSION AND NEUROENDOCRINE REGULATION
- Biology, MedicinePsychoneuroendocrinology
Research on stress and smoking: progress and problems.
- Psychology, MedicineBritish journal of addiction
The integration of behavioural, physiological, and biochemical research exemplified by the above approach should lead to a better understanding of stress and smoking.
Naltrexone alteration of the nicotine-induced EEG and mood activation response in tobacco-deprived cigarette smokers.
- Psychology, BiologyExperimental and clinical psychopharmacology
The findings suggest that the opioid system is involved in nicotine-induced subjective and neuroelectric arousal and implicate opioid-cholinergic interactions in the elicitation of these arousal responses to nicotine.
Endogenous opioids and smoking: A review of progress and problems
- Biology, PsychologyPsychoneuroendocrinology
Naltrexone Alteration of Acute Smoking Response in Nicotine-Dependent Subjects
- Psychology, MedicinePharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior
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Neuroregulators and the reinforcement of smoking: Towards a biobehavioral explanation
- Psychology, BiologyNeuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews
The effects of nicotine on brain neurotransmitter systems.
- BiologyPharmacology & therapeutics
The actions of nicotine on central nervous system functions.
- BiologyPharmacological reviews
A feature of the reported experiments on the effect of nicotine upon sensorimotor functions is the very high concentrations of nicotine solutions used in topical applications to the brain surface or local injections within the brain, which were often sufficiently high to produce local non-specific tissue necrosis at the site of application.
Noncholinergic Mechanisms Involved in the Behavioral and Stimulus Effects of Nicotine, And Relationships to the Process of Nicotine Dependence
- Biology, Psychology
The overall goals of this research have been to determine potential brain area sites of nicotine action important to its pharmacological effects and determine whether nicotine is acting at cholinergic receptors (pre-or postsynaptic) excited (or inhibited) by the neurotransmitter acetylcholine (ACh); and to determine the potential role that noncholinergic neurons play in the CNS pharmacology of nicotine.
Central sites and mechanisms of action of nicotine
- Biology, PsychologyNeuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews
Adrenocortical hormone regulation of nicotine sensitivity in mice
- Biology, MedicinePhysiology & Behavior
Sites and mechanisms for nicotine's action in the brain
- Biology, ChemistryNeuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews
Interrelationships between behavior and pharmacology as factors determining the effects of nicotine
- Psychology, BiologyPharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior
Physiological functions of glucocorticoids in stress and their relation to pharmacological actions.
- BiologyEndocrine reviews
It is proposed that stress-induced increases in glucocorticoid levels protect not against the source of stress itself but rather against the body's normal reactions to stress, preventing those reactions from overshooting and themselves threatening homeostasis.
The role of endorphins in stress: Evidence and speculations
- BiologyNeuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews