Opiate effects on aversive midbrain stimulation in rats

R. Stanford Kiser, Dwight C. German

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Abstract

Morphine blocked decremental bar pressing of rats to escape electrical stimulation of aversive midbrain sites. These sites included the dorsal central gray area (DCG), the ventral reticular formation (VRF) and the lateral tegmentum (LT). Naloxone, which had no effect alone, blocked the morphine effects of all three aversive sites.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)197-202
Number of pages6
JournalNeuroscience Letters
Volume10
Issue number1-2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1978

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