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Supplemental Material for
Seminar on Assessing Drug Reinforcement



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Some Applications of the Experimental Methods
Presented in the Seminar1


Preclinical Studies
Brain Stimulation Reward/Drug Interaction Studies
Pat Bauco and Roy A. Wise: Synergistic Effects of Cocaine with Lateral Hypothalamic Brain Stimulation Reward: Lack of Tolerance or Sensitization. J Pharmacol Exp Ther 1997 283: 1160-1167
Conditioned Place Preference Studies
W. A. Carlezon Jr, C. N. Haile, R.Coopersmith, Y. Hayashi, R. Malinow, R. L. Neve, & E. J. Nestler: Distinct Sites of Opiate Reward and Aversion within the Midbrain Identified Using a Herpes Simplex Virus Vector Expressing GluR1.  J. Neurosci. 20 (5): 62RC.

E. Valjent, R. Maldonado: A behavioural model to reveal place preference to <Delta>9-tetrahydrocannabinol in mice. Psychopharmacology 147 (2000) 4, 436-438.

Drug Discrimination Studies
P. Munzar & S. R. Goldberg: Dopaminergic involvement in the discriminative-stimulus effects of methamphetamine in rats. Psychopharmacology 148 (2000) 2, 209-216

J. L. Katz, S. Izenwasser, & P. Terry: Relationships among dopamine transporter affinities and cocaine-like discriminative-stimulus effects. Psychopharmacology 148 (2000) 1, 90-98.

 Intravenous Self-Administration Studies
N. J. DeSousa, D. E. A. Bush, & F. J. Vaccarino: Self-administration of intravenous amphetamine is predicted by individual differences in sucrose feeding in rats. Psychopharmacology 148 (2000) 1, 52-58.

John R. Mantsch, David Saphier, & Nick E. Goeders. Corticosterone Facilitates the Acquisition of Cocaine Self-Administration in Rats: Opposite Effects of the Type II Glucocorticoid Receptor Agonist Dexamethasone. J Pharmacol Exp Ther 1998 287: 72-80.

Nancy K. Mello and S. Stevens Negus: The Effects of Buprenorphine on Self-administration of Cocaine and Heroin "Speedball" Combinations and Heroin Alone by Rhesus Monkeys. J Pharmacol Exp Ther 1998 285: 444-456.

Reinstatement of Operant Responding Studies
Wendy J. Lynch & Marilyn E. Carroll: Reinstatement of cocaine self-administration in rats: sex differences. Psychopharmacology 148 (2000) 2, 196-200. 

A. Kuzmin, B. Johansson, E. E. Zvartau, & B. B. Fredholm: Caffeine, Acting on Adenosine A1 Receptors, Prevents the Extinction of Cocaine-Seeking Behavior in Mice. J Pharmacol Exp Ther 1999 290: 535-542

Clinical Studies
Hendrée E. Jones, Bridgette E. Garrett, & Roland R. Griffiths. Subjective and Physiological Effects of Intravenous Nicotine and Cocaine in Cigarette Smoking Cocaine Abusers. J Pharmacol Exp Ther 1999 288: 188-197


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