The behavioral economics of drug self-administration: A review and new analytical approach for within-session procedures

@article{Bentzley2012TheBE,
  title={The behavioral economics of drug self-administration: A review and new analytical approach for within-session procedures},
  author={Brandon S Bentzley and Kimberly M. Fender and Gary Aston-Jones},
  journal={Psychopharmacology},
  year={2012},
  volume={226},
  pages={113-125}
}
Behavioral–economic demand curve analysis offers several useful measures of drug self-administration. Although generation of demand curves previously required multiple days, recent within-session procedures allow curve construction from a single 110-min cocaine self-administration session, making behavioral–economic analyses available to a broad range of self-administration experiments. However, a mathematical approach of curve fitting has not been reported for the within-session threshold… CONTINUE READING

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