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Amphetamine- and nicotine-induced cross-sensitization in adolescent rats persists until adulthood
(Addiction Biology, 2009-07-01) [Artigo]
Nicotine and psychostimulants are often abused in combination and drug abuse often begins during adolescence and can have long-term consequences. Behavioral sensitization has been suggested as an animal model of neuroplasticity ...
Stress-induced cross-sensitization to amphetamine is related to changes in the dopaminergic system
(Journal of Neural Transmission, 2012-04-01) [Artigo]
Repeated stress engenders behavioral sensitization. The mesolimbic dopamine system is critically involved in drug-induced behavioral sensitization. In the present study we examined the differences between adolescent and ...
Behavioral and neuroendocrine effects of the exposure to chronic restraint or variable stress in early adolescent rats
(International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience, 2012-02-01) [Artigo]
Stress events during adolescence may contribute to the expression or exacerbation of physical and behavioral disorders. However, little attention has been given to the physiological and behavioral changes promoted by stress ...
Comparison of caffeine-induced locomotor activity between adolescent and adult rats
(European Journal of Pharmacology, 2011-06-25) [Artigo]
Caffeine is the psychostimulant drug most consumed in the world. This drug is present in food, beverages and medicines marketed for individuals of all ages. In spite of this, caffeine effects on adolescents are poorly ...
Stress-induced reinstatement of amphetamine-conditioned place preference and changes in tyrosine hydroxylase in the nucleus accumbens in adolescent rats
(Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior, 2010-08-01) [Artigo]
Drug abuse among humans often begins during adolescence. Exposure to psychostimulants during this age period may have long-term consequences which can render the organism more susceptible to drug abuse and relapse later ...