Using measures of locomotor activity and stereotypy, dose-response curves to several psychomotor stimulant drugs were obtained on rats reared in deprived or normal environments. At both 0.5 and 1.5 mg/kg d-amphetamine, the deprived rats exhibited more intense stereotyped behavior than the control rats. At 5.0 mg/kg, both groups showed maximum response. However, there was no significant difference between the two groups in locomotor response. A similar pattern of results was found for pipradro...Expand abstract
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The effects of psychomotor stimulants on stereotypy and locomotor activity in socially-deprived and control rats.
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