PMID: 108718Mar 14, 1979

Inhibition-mediating dopamine receptors and the control of intracranial reward

Psychopharmacology
R J Katz

Abstract

A receptor selective agonist and antagonist of inhibition-mediating dopamine receptors (type II receptors) produced significant and dose-related alterations in bar-pressing for intracranial reward. Receptor inhibition by piribedil increased responding for reward while receptor activation by 3,4-dihydroxyphenylamino-2-imidazoline reduced responding. Inhibition-mediating receptors may therefore play a role opposite to classic excitation-mediating receptors in controlling reward.

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Citations

May 19, 2006·The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology : QJEP·M C Olmstead
May 7, 2016·Cell Reports·Stefanos StagkourakisChristian Broberger

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