Study of the addictive potential of modafinil in naive and cocaine-experienced rats

@article{DerocheGamonet2002StudyOT,
  title={Study of the addictive potential of modafinil in naive and cocaine-experienced rats},
  author={V{\'e}ronique Deroche-Gamonet and Muriel Darnaud{\'e}ry and L. Bruins-Slot and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Piat and Michel le Moal and P V Piazza},
  journal={Psychopharmacology},
  year={2002},
  volume={161},
  pages={387-395}
}
Rationale. Modafinil is a drug that promotes wakefulness and, as such, is used to treat hypersomnia and narcolepsy. Preclinical and clinical studies suggest that modafinil could possess weak reinforcing effects in drug-experienced subjects. However, its abuse potential in drug-naive healthy individuals is still totally uninvestigated, despite the fact that availability of modafinil has recently increased. Objectives. The purpose of our study was to investigate the potential addictive… CONTINUE READING
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