Accession Number:

AD1010729

Title:

Endocrinological Responses to the Administration of Nicotine: Interactions with Drug Initiation, Conditioned Effects, and Conditions of Stress

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences Bethesda United States

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Report Date:

1984-01-27

Pagination or Media Count:

143.0

Abstract:

The present study used a within subjects rabbits design to investigate the effects of the chronic intermittent intravenous administration of nicotine on several endocrinological and biochemical parameters which may contribute to the physiological determinants and health consequences of cigarette smoking. Specifically, measurements were made of plasma concentrations of catecholamines norepinephrine, epinephrine and dopamine, corticosterone, glucose and insulin.

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE