New neuronal networks involved in ethanol reinforcement

Kalervo Kiianmaa, Petri Hyytiä, Herman H. Samson, Jörgen A. Engel, Lennart Svensson, Bo Söderpalm, Anna Larsson, Giancarlo Colombo, Giovanni Vacca, Deborah A. Finn, Ryan K. Bachtell, Andrey E. Ryabinin

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This article represents the proceedings of a symposium at the 2002 ISBRA/RSA meeting in San Francisco. The organizers were Kalervo Kiianmaa and Andrey E. Ryabinin. The chairs were Kalervo Kiianmaa and Jörgen A. Engel. The presentations were (1) The role of opioidergic and dopaminergic networks in ethanol-seeking behavior, by Kalervo Kiianmaa and Petri Hyytiä; (2) Interaction between the dopamine systems in the prefrontal cortex and nucleus accumbens during ethanol self-administration, by Herman H. Samson; (3) Neurochemical and behavioral studies on ethanol and nicotine interactions, by Jörgen A. Engel, Lennart Svensson, Bo Söderpalm, and Anna Larsson; (4) Involvement of the GABAB, receptor in alcohol reinforcement in sP rats, by Giancarlo Colombo and Giovanni Vacca; (5) Neuroactive steroids and ethanol reinforcement, by Deborah A. Finn, and (6) Potential contribution of the urocortin system to regulation of alcohol self-administration, by Andrey E. Ryabinin and Ryan K. Bachtell.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)209-219
Number of pages11
JournalAlcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1 2003


  • Acetylcholine
  • Alcohol Consumption
  • Alcohol Preference
  • Alcohol Self-Administration
  • Allopregnanolone
  • Dopamine
  • Edinger-Westphal Nucleus
  • GABA Receptor
  • Mesolimbic System
  • Neurosteroid
  • Nicotine
  • Opioid
  • Urocortin

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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


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