A Comparative Neurochemical, Pharmacological, and Functional Analysis of Aversively Motivated Behaviors

Caveats and General Considerations
  • Hymie Anisman
  • Giorgio Bignami


The various chapters of the present volume have been directed toward the analysis of (a) the organization of aversively motivated behaviors, (b) some critical biochemical and physiological substrates underlying the response of infrahuman subjects in aversive paradigms, and (c) profiles of treatment effects that may be pertinent for the characterization of drug mechanisms of action as well as the elucidation of the mechanisms sub-serving performance in aversive situations.


Passive Avoidance Active Avoidance Avoidance Learning Avoidance Performance Aversive Situation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hymie Anisman
    • 1
  • Giorgio Bignami
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyCarleton UniversityOttawaCanada
  2. 2.Laboratorio di FarmacologiaIstituto Superiore di SanitàRomaItaly

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