Sexual Behavior and Sex-Associated Environmental Cues Activate the Mesolimbic System in Male Rats

Abstract

The mesolimbic system plays an important role in the regulation of both pathological behaviors such as drug addiction and normal motivated behaviors such as sexual behavior. The present study investigated the mechanism by which this system is endogenously activated during sexual behavior. Specifically, the effects of sexual experience and sex-related… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/sj.npp.1300350

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