The effects of varenicline on sensory gating and exploratory behavior with pretreatment with nicotinic or 5-HT3A receptor antagonists.

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Individuals with schizophrenia smoke at high frequency relative to the general population. Despite the harmful effects of cigarette smoking, smoking among schizophrenic patients improves cognitive impairments not addressed or worsened by common neuroleptics. Varenicline, a nonselective neuronal nicotinic receptor (NNR) agonist and full agonist of 5-HT3A… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/FBP.0000000000000122

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@article{Kucinski2015TheEO, title={The effects of varenicline on sensory gating and exploratory behavior with pretreatment with nicotinic or 5-HT3A receptor antagonists.}, author={Aaron Kucinski and Scott R. Wersinger and Ewa K. Stachowiak and Chani M Becker and Pat Lippiello and Merouane Bencherif and Michal K. Stachowiak}, journal={Behavioural pharmacology}, year={2015}, volume={26 1-2}, pages={217-26} }