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… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Monamines subserve many critical roles in the brain, and monoaminergic drugs such as amphetamine have a long history in the… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
A large body of evidence supports the hypothesis that mesolimbic dopamine (DA) mediates, in animal models, the reinforcing… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Amphetamine microinjection into the nucleus accumbens shell enhanced the ability of a Pavlovian reward cue to trigger increased… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
We used a novel computerized decision-making task to compare the decision-making behavior of chronic amphetamine abusers, chronic… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
A major line of evidence that supports the hypothesis of dopamine overactivity in schizophrenia is the psychomimetic potential of… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
Experience-dependent changes in behavior are thought to involve structural modifications in the nervous system, especially… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
Disruption of the mouse dopamine transporter gene results in spontaneous hyperlocomotion despite major adaptive changes, such as… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
The dopamine hypothesis of schizophrenia proposes that hyperactivity of dopaminergic transmission is associated with this illness… (More)
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1989
Highly Cited
1989
Clinical observations show that there is considerable individual variability in the response to the addictive properties of drugs… (More)
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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… (More)
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