Second-order schedules of drug reinforcement in rats and monkeys: measurement of reinforcing efficacy and drug-seeking behaviour

@article{Everitt2000SecondorderSO,
  title={Second-order schedules of drug reinforcement in rats and monkeys: measurement of reinforcing efficacy and drug-seeking behaviour},
  author={Barry J. Everitt and Trevor W. Robbins},
  journal={Psychopharmacology},
  year={2000},
  volume={153},
  pages={17-30}
}
Rationale and objectives: To review the literature on the use of second-order schedules of drug reinforcement in the context of experimental investigations of the neural and pharmacological mechanisms underlying addictive behaviour in general and drug-seeking behaviour in particular. Methods: Second-order schedules of drug reinforcement are described in which responding is maintained not only by the self-administered drug, but also by contingent presentation of drug-paired stimuli that serve as… CONTINUE READING
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