Prenatal exposure to ethanol increases ethanol consumption: a conditioned response?

@article{Chotro2003PrenatalET,
  title={Prenatal exposure to ethanol increases ethanol consumption: a conditioned response?},
  author={Mar{\'i}a Gabriela Chotro and Carlos E. Arias},
  journal={Alcohol},
  year={2003},
  volume={30 1},
  pages={19-28}
}
Administration of a moderate dose (2 g/kg) of ethanol to the pregnant rat during the last days of gestation (17-20) has been observed to increase the offspring's ethanol consumption on postnatal day 14. This effect was not observed with a 1-g/kg dose (Experiment 1a). When pups were tested during adolescence (day 28) an augmented ethanol intake was observed in female rats exposed to the low dose of ethanol and in male rats exposed to the moderate one (Experiment 1b). The effect of increased… CONTINUE READING

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