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Effects of the 5-HT Uptake Inhibitor, Sertraline, on Ethanol, Water and Food Consumption

  • B. Brands
  • H. L. Kaplan
  • E. M. Sellers
Conference paper

Abstract

Several reports in the literature (Gill et al, 1985; Lucki et al, 1988; Gill et al, 1988a, b; Wong et al, 1988) have shown that 5HT uptake inhibitors decrease ethanol and food consumption in rats.

Keywords

Food Consumption Free Choice Ethanol Consumption Ethanol Drink Serotonin Uptake Inhibitor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Brands
  • H. L. Kaplan
  • E. M. Sellers

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