Impact of sex: Determination of alcohol neuroadaptation and reinforcement

Kristine M. Wiren, Joel G. Hashimoto, Paul E. Alele, Leslie L. Devaud, Kimber L. Price, Lawrence D. Middaugh, Kathleen A. Grant, Deborah A. Finn

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This article represents the proceedings of a symposium at the Research Society on Alcoholism meeting in Santa Barbara, California. The organizers/chairs were Kristine M. Wiren and Deborah A. Finn. Following a brief introduction by Deborah Finn, the presentations were (1) The Importance of Gender in Determining Expression Differences in Mouse Lines Selected for Chronic Ethanol Withdrawal Severity, by Kristine M. Wiren and Joel G. Hashimoto; (2) Sex Differences in Ethanol Withdrawal Involve GABAergic and Stress Systems, by Paul E. Alele and Leslie L. Devaud; (3) The Influence of Sex on Ethanol Consumption and Reward in C57BL/6 Mice, by Kimber L. Price and Lawrence D. Middaugh; and (4) Sex Differences in Alcohol Self-administration in Cynomolgus Monkeys, by Kathleen A. Grant.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)233-242
Number of pages10
JournalAlcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 2006


  • Ethanol Self-administration
  • Ethanol Withdrawal
  • Gene Expression
  • Mesolimbic Dopamine System
  • Microarrays
  • Prefrontal Cortex
  • Ventral Tegmental Area

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Toxicology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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