The Anxiolytic and Anxiogenic Actions of Ethanol in a Mouse Model

@article{Costall1988TheAA,
  title={The Anxiolytic and Anxiogenic Actions of Ethanol in a Mouse Model},
  author={B. Costall and M. Kelly and R. Naylor},
  journal={Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology},
  year={1988},
  volume={40}
}
Abstract— The administration to mice of ethanol in the drinking water for 7 days modified exploratory activity (rearings/line crossings) in an anxiety testing box separated into white and black sections with an interconnecting door. During ethanol intake mice exhibited reduced anxiety responding, shown as increased rearings and line crossings in the white section, to which the mice are normally averse, with corresponding decreased behaviour in the black section. When naive mice were presented… Expand
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