Sex differences in affective response to opioid withdrawal during adolescence.

@article{Hodgson2010SexDI,
  title={Sex differences in affective response to opioid withdrawal during adolescence.},
  author={Stephen R Hodgson and Rebecca S Hofford and Kris W Roberts and Dvora G. Eitan and Paul J. Wellman and Shoshana Eitan},
  journal={Journal of psychopharmacology},
  year={2010},
  volume={24 9},
  pages={1411-7}
}
Drug withdrawal is suggested to play a role in precipitating mood disorders in individuals with familial predisposition. Age-related differences in affective responses to withdrawal might explain the increased risk of mental illnesses when drug use begins during adolescence. Recently we observed that, in contrast to adult male mice, adolescent males… CONTINUE READING