Alcohol reinforcement and voluntary ethanol consumption

T. K. Li, R. Spanagel, G. Colombo, W. J. McBride, L. J. Porrino, T. Suzuki, Z. A. Rodd-Henricks

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This article represents the proceedings of a symposium at the 2000 ISBRA Meeting in Yokohama, Japan. The organizer/chair was Ting-Kai Li and the co-chair was Rainer Spanagel. The presentations were (1) Genetic differences in alcohol drinking and reinforcement: The sP and sNP Rats, by Giancarlo Colombo; (2) Ventral tegmental area - Neuroanatomical substrate for alcohol reinforcement, by William J. McBride; (3) Metabolic mapping of alcohol reinforcement; by Linda J. Porrino; (4) Role of opioid receptors in the ethanol-induced place preference in rats exposed to conditioned fear stress, by Tsutomu Suzuki; and (5) Repeated deprivations enhance the reinforcing properties of ethanol in alcohol preferring (P) rats, by Zachary A. Rodd-Henricks.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)117S-126S
JournalAlcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research
Issue number5 SUPPL.
StatePublished - 2001


  • Alcohol
  • Genetics
  • Opioid Receptors
  • Rat
  • Ventral Tegmental Area

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Toxicology

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    Li, T. K., Spanagel, R., Colombo, G., McBride, W. J., Porrino, L. J., Suzuki, T., & Rodd-Henricks, Z. A. (2001). Alcohol reinforcement and voluntary ethanol consumption. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 25(5 SUPPL.), 117S-126S.