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The effects of psychomotor stimulants on stereotypy and locomotor activity in socially-deprived and control rats.

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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...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Role:
Author
Journal:
Brain research
Volume:
84
Issue:
2
Pages:
195-205
Publication date:
1975-02-05
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EISSN:
1872-6240
ISSN:
0006-8993
URN:
uuid:028b4d13-2632-4de3-9cab-401e022c4e60
Source identifiers:
10069
Local pid:
pubs:10069

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