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Amphetamine

Known as: Amphetamin, speed, ?-aminopropylbenzene 
A synthetic substance related to natural sympathomimetic amines. Amphetamine appears to exert its central nervous system (CNS) and peripheral effects… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Monamines subserve many critical roles in the brain, and monoaminergic drugs such as amphetamine have a long history in the… Expand
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Review
1997
Review
1997
Repeated exposure to psychostimulants such as cocaine and amphetamine produces behavioral sensitization, which is characterized… Expand
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
A major line of evidence that supports the hypothesis of dopamine overactivity in schizophrenia is the psychomimetic potential of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Disruption of the mouse dopamine transporter gene results in spontaneous hyperlocomotion despite major adaptive changes, such as… Expand
Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
The dopamine hypothesis of schizophrenia proposes that hyperactivity of dopaminergic transmission is associated with this illness… Expand
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Review
1993
Review
1993
Amphetamine (AMPH) was first synthesized in 1887 (2). The sympathomi­ metic and respiratory stimulant effects of AMPH were… Expand
Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Clinical observations show that there is considerable individual variability in the response to the addictive properties of drugs… Expand
Review
1986
Review
1986
Some people who repeatedly use stimulant drugs, such as amphetamine (AMPH), develop an AMPH-induced psychosis that is similar to… Expand
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
A novel test for the selective identification of anxiolytic and anxiogenic drug effects in the rat is described, using an… Expand
Highly Cited
1975
Highly Cited
1975
Eight mug of 6-hydroxydopamine (6-OHDA) injected bilaterally into the nucleus accumbens septi (NAS) or the caudate nucleus of the… Expand