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Psychiatric Disorders

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 New frontiers in animal research of psychiatric illness.
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    Chapter 2 Experimental Psychiatric Illness and Drug Abuse Models: From Human to Animal, an Overview
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    Chapter 3 Qualitative versus quantitative methods in psychiatric research.
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    Chapter 4 Animal Models of Self-Injurious Behaviour: An Overview
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    Chapter 5 Rodent Models of Adaptive Decision Making
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    Chapter 6 Animal Models of Depression and Neuroplasticity: Assessing Drug Action in Relation to Behavior and Neurogenesis
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    Chapter 7 Modeling depression in animal models.
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    Chapter 8 Behavioral Model for Assessing Cognitive Decline
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    Chapter 9 The Pemoline Model of Self-Injurious Behaviour
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    Chapter 10 Modeling Risky Decision Making in Rodents
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    Chapter 11 Open Space Anxiety Test in Rodents: The Elevated Platform with Steep Slopes
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    Chapter 12 An Animal Model to Study the Molecular Basis of Tardive Dyskinesia
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    Chapter 13 Models of Chronic Alcohol Exposure and Dependence
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    Chapter 14 Psychiatric Disorders
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    Chapter 15 Modeling Nicotine Addiction in Rats
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    Chapter 16 Animal Models of Nicotine Withdrawal: Intracranial Self-Stimulation and Somatic Signs of Withdrawal
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    Chapter 17 Methods in Drug Abuse Models: Comparison of Different Models of Methamphetamine Paradigms
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    Chapter 18 Cocaine Self-Administration in Rats: Hold-Down Procedures
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    Chapter 19 Cocaine Self-Administration in Rats: Discrete Trials Procedures
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    Chapter 20 Cocaine Self-Administration in Rats: Threshold Procedures
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    Chapter 21 Assessing Locomotor-Stimulating Effects of Cocaine in Rodents
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    Chapter 22 Methods in Tobacco Abuse: Proteomic Changes Following Second-Hand Smoke Exposure
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    Chapter 23 Animal models of sugar and fat bingeing: relationship to food addiction and increased body weight.
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    Chapter 24 Psychiatric Disorders
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    Chapter 25 The Activity-Based Anorexia Mouse Model
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    Chapter 26 Psychiatric Disorders
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    Chapter 27 Interleukin-2 and the septohippocampal system: intrinsic actions and autoimmune processes relevant to neuropsychiatric disorders.
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    Chapter 28 Experimental Schizophrenia Models in Rodents Established with Inflammatory Agents and Cytokines
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    Chapter 29 P11: a potential biomarker for posttraumatic stress disorder.
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    Chapter 30 Investigation of Age-Specific Behavioral and Proteomic Changes in an Animal Model of Chronic Ethanol Exposure
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    Chapter 31 Quantitative Peptidomics to Measure Neuropeptide Levels in Animal Models Relevant to Psychiatric Disorders
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    Chapter 32 ADHD Animal Model Characterization: Transcriptomics and Proteomics Analyses
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    Chapter 33 Psychiatric Disorder Biomarker Discovery Using Quantitative Proteomics
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    Chapter 34 Gene Profiling of Laser-Microdissected Brain Regions and Individual Cells in Drug Abuse and Schizophrenia Research
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    Chapter 35 Stable Isotope Labeling with Amino Acids in Cell Culture-Based Proteomic Analysis of Ethanol-Induced Protein Expression Profiles in Microglia
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    Chapter 36 Systems Biology in Psychiatric Research: From Complex Data Sets Over Wiring Diagrams to Computer Simulations
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    Chapter 37 Data Mining in Psychiatric Research
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    Chapter 38 Erratum: New Frontiers in Animal Research of Psychiatric Illness
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Chapter title
Animal models of sugar and fat bingeing: relationship to food addiction and increased body weight.
Chapter number 23
Book title
Psychiatric Disorders
Published in
Methods in molecular biology, January 2012
DOI 10.1007/978-1-61779-458-2_23
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Book ISBNs
978-1-61779-457-5, 978-1-61779-458-2

Avena NM, Bocarsly ME, Hoebel BG, Nicole M. Avena, Miriam E. Bocarsly, Bartley G. Hoebel, Avena, Nicole M., Bocarsly, Miriam E., Hoebel, Bartley G.


Binge eating is a behavior that occurs in some eating disorders, as well as in obesity and in nonclinical populations. Both sugars and fats are readily consumed by human beings and are common components of binges. This chapter describes animal models of sugar and fat bingeing, which allow for a detailed analysis of these behaviors and their concomitant physiological effects. The model of sugar bingeing has been used successfully to elicit behavioral and neurochemical signs of dependence in rats; e.g., indices of opiate-like withdrawal, increased intake after abstinence, cross-sensitization with drugs of abuse, and the repeated release of dopamine in the nucleus accumbens following repeated bingeing. Studies using the model of fat bingeing suggest that it can produce some, but not all, of the signs of dependence that are seen with sugar binge eating, as well as increase body weight, potentially leading to obesity.

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China 1 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
Unknown 118 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 21 18%
Student > Master 17 14%
Researcher 16 13%
Student > Bachelor 14 12%
Professor > Associate Professor 10 8%
Other 25 21%
Unknown 17 14%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 32 27%
Medicine and Dentistry 18 15%
Neuroscience 17 14%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 11 9%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 8 7%
Other 13 11%
Unknown 21 18%

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