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Psychopharmacology

, Volume 59, Issue 2, pp 189–192 | Cite as

Effects of benzazepine (Sch-12679) on shock-induced fighting and locomotor behavior in rats

  • Noel J. Bean
  • Kris Loman
  • Robert Conner
Original Investigations

Abstract

Benzazepine (Sch-12679) reduced the shock-induced fighting behavior of rats in a dosedependent fashion. However, the drug also impaired both locomotor behavior and rotorod performance. These results suggest that the aggression suppressive effects of Sch-12679 may be mediated by drug-induced sedation.

Key words

Sch-12679 Benzazepine Aggression Shock-induced fighting Locomotor activity 

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© Springer-Verlag 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • Noel J. Bean
    • 1
  • Kris Loman
    • 1
  • Robert Conner
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyBowling Green State UniversityBowling GreenUSA

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