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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1057546
Description: The neuropeptide oxytocin (OT), given acutely, reduces self-administration of the psychostimulant drug methamphetamine (METH). Additionally, chronic OT administration to adolescent rats reduces levels ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1057516
Description: The psychostimulant methamphetamine (METH) is an addictive illicit drug. Systemic administration of the neuropeptide oxytocin modulates METH-related reward and METH-seeking behaviour. Recent findings ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1046444
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1043980
Description: A number of concerns have been raised about the possible future use of pharmaceuticals designed to enhance cognitive, affective, and motivational processes, particularly where the aim is to produce mo ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/223998
Description: The subthalamic nucleus (STh) is increasingly recognized as an important region involved in the motivation for drug reward. It is not yet known if dopamine, the neurotransmitter primarily responsible ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/174282
Description: Accumulating evidence indicates that the neuropeptide oxytocin (OXY) may modulate reward-related behavioural responses to methamphetamine (METH) administration. Limited research has examined the effec ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/164996
Description: The popular party drug MDMA (3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine, "Ecstasy") increases sociability in both humans and laboratory animals. Recent research suggests that these prosocial effects may involv ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/347100
Description: There is emerging evidence that the neuropeptide oxytocin may be utilised as a treatment for various psychopathologies, including drug addictions. Here we used an animal model to assess whether oxytoc ... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1145536
Description: Oxytocin has a crucial role in social behaviour, although its effects on social cognition are not fully understood. Past research shows that oxytocin enhances encoding and conceptual recognition of po ... More
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