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A General Method for Evaluating Incubation of Sucrose Craving in Rats

DOI :

10.3791/3335-v

November 4th, 2011

November 4th, 2011

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1Department of Psychology and Program in Behavioral Neuroscience, Western Washington University

Responding for food or drug-paired cues increases over the course of a period of abstinence and this may relate to an increased susceptibility to relapse behaviors. Here we detail a procedure for evaluating this "incubation of craving" in rats that have self-administered sucrose.

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