Reinforcing effects of smoked methamphetamine in rhesus monkeys

@article{Newman2006ReinforcingEO,
  title={Reinforcing effects of smoked methamphetamine in rhesus monkeys},
  author={Jennifer L. Newman and Marilyn Carroll},
  journal={Psychopharmacology},
  year={2006},
  volume={188},
  pages={193-200}
}
RationaleThe occurrence of methamphetamine (METH) use by the smoking route is increasing. A nonhuman primate model for examining the reinforcing effects of smoked METH would be valuable for testing potential interventions for treating METH abuse disorders.ObjectiveThe purpose of the present study was to examine the reinforcing effects of smoked METH in monkeys.Materials and methodsFour rhesus monkeys were trained to smoke cocaine (COC) under a chain fixed-ratio (FR) 64 lever press, FR 5… CONTINUE READING

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