Effects of Social Defeat Stress on the Dopaminergic System, Behavioral Coping, and Cocaine Self-Administration in Male Mice.

Doyle, Michelle R.

Abstract: Psychiatric disorders, such as depression and other mood disorders, have a high comorbidity with drug use disorders. Research has led to the study of the mesolimbic dopaminergic pathway as a key site for the comorbidity of the two diseases because chronic stress and drug abuse alter dopamine (DA) release in a similar manner. Two different intensities of so... read more

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Tufts University. Department of Psychology.
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Affective disorders--Animal models.
Drug abuse--Animal models.
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