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Behavioral Effects of Cocaine--Metabolic and Neurochemical Approach

  • Beng T. Ho
  • Dorothy L. Taylor
  • Vicente S. Estevez
  • Leo F. Englert
  • Mary L. Mckenna
Part of the Advances in Behavioral Biology book series (ABBI, volume 21)

Abstract

Cocaine is known to be a local anesthetic and a potent CNS stimulant. Several reports indicate an increase in locomotor activity with low acute doses of the drug, and involvement of brain amines in this psychomotor stimulation has been proposed (Van Zwieten, Widhalm, and. Hertting, 1965; Groppetti, 1974).

Keywords

Repeated Administration Spontaneous Locomotor Activity Discriminative Stimulus Property Cocaine Hydrochloride Correct Lever 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • Beng T. Ho
    • 1
  • Dorothy L. Taylor
    • 1
  • Vicente S. Estevez
    • 1
  • Leo F. Englert
    • 1
  • Mary L. Mckenna
    • 1
  1. 1.Texas Research Institute of Mental SciencesHoustonUSA

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