Panhelainen A, Vekovischeva O, Aitta Aho T, Rasanen I, Ojanpera I, Korpi E. Diazepam-induced neuronal plasticity attenuates locomotor responses to morphine and amphetamine challenges in mice. Neuroscience. 2011;192:312-21 pubmed publisher
..The acute amphetamine effect was not affected. The results indicate that benzodiazepine-induced neural plasticity transiently reduces the sensitivity to psychomotor stimulation by opioids and stimulants...
Panhelainen A, Korpi E. Evidence for a role of inhibition of orexinergic neurons in the anxiolytic and sedative effects of diazepam: A c-Fos study. Pharmacol Biochem Behav. 2012;101:115-24 pubmed publisher
..On the other hand, the ventral hippocampus, basolateral amygdala, ventral tegmental area and prefrontal cortex were sensitive even to the mild injection stress, but not to the anxiolytic dose of DZ. ..