Sarah M Turgeon

Summary

Affiliation: Amherst College
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Chronic caffeine produces sexually dimorphic effects on amphetamine-induced behavior, anxiety and depressive-like behavior in adolescent rats
    Sarah M Turgeon
    Department of Psychology, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002, USA Neuroscience Program, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002, USA Electronic address
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 143:26-33. 2016
  2. ncbi request reprint Behavioral sensitization to amphetamine is not accompanied by a decrease in the number of c-Fos containing cells in the striatum
    S M Turgeon
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience Program, Amherst College, MA 01002, USA
    Brain Res 782:329-32. 1998
  3. ncbi request reprint The effects of phencyclidine pretreatment on amphetamine-induced behavior and c-Fos expression in the rat
    S M Turgeon
    Department of Psychology Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002, USA
    Brain Res 888:302-305. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Electrolytic lesions of the medial septum enhance latent inhibition in a conditioned taste aversion paradigm
    S M Turgeon
    Department of Psychology, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002, USA
    Brain Res 890:333-7. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Decreased striatal c-Fos accompanies latent inhibition in a conditioned taste aversion paradigm
    Sarah M Turgeon
    Department of Psychology, P O Box 5000, Campus Box 2236, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002, USA
    Brain Res 924:120-3. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Prior exposure to phencyclidine decreases voluntary sucrose consumption and operant performance for food reward
    Sarah M Turgeon
    Department of Psychology, Amherst College, PO Box 5000, Amherst, MA 01002, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 76:393-400. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Differential effects of acute and subchronic clozapine and haloperidol on phencyclidine-induced decreases in voluntary sucrose consumption in rats
    Sarah M Turgeon
    Department of Psychology, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 86:524-30. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Subchronic phencyclidine exposure potentiates the behavioral and c-Fos response to stressful stimuli in rats
    Sarah M Turgeon
    Department of Psychology, Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts 01002, United States
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 88:73-81. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Phencyclidine (PCP) produces sexually dimorphic effects on voluntary sucrose consumption and elevated plus maze behavior
    Sarah M Turgeon
    Department of Psychology, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 95:173-8. 2010
  10. doi request reprint The effects of phencyclidine (PCP) on anxiety-like behavior in the elevated plus maze and the light-dark exploration test are age dependent, sexually dimorphic, and task dependent
    Sarah M Turgeon
    Department of Psychology, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 100:191-8. 2011

Research Grants

  1. The Delayed Effects of Phencyclidine: Mechanisms
    Sarah Turgeon; Fiscal Year: 2002

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. doi request reprint Chronic caffeine produces sexually dimorphic effects on amphetamine-induced behavior, anxiety and depressive-like behavior in adolescent rats
    Sarah M Turgeon
    Department of Psychology, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002, USA Neuroscience Program, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002, USA Electronic address
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 143:26-33. 2016
    ..A similar pattern was observed on the test day in which caffeine decreased immobility overall and increased swimming. These data reveal sex dependent effects of caffeine on behavior in adolescent rats...
  2. ncbi request reprint Behavioral sensitization to amphetamine is not accompanied by a decrease in the number of c-Fos containing cells in the striatum
    S M Turgeon
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience Program, Amherst College, MA 01002, USA
    Brain Res 782:329-32. 1998
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint The effects of phencyclidine pretreatment on amphetamine-induced behavior and c-Fos expression in the rat
    S M Turgeon
    Department of Psychology Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002, USA
    Brain Res 888:302-305. 2001
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Electrolytic lesions of the medial septum enhance latent inhibition in a conditioned taste aversion paradigm
    S M Turgeon
    Department of Psychology, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002, USA
    Brain Res 890:333-7. 2001
    ..There was a significantly greater LI effect in the lesion group than in the sham group, suggesting that electrolytic lesions to the medial septum can enhance LI in a CTA paradigm...
  5. ncbi request reprint Decreased striatal c-Fos accompanies latent inhibition in a conditioned taste aversion paradigm
    Sarah M Turgeon
    Department of Psychology, P O Box 5000, Campus Box 2236, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002, USA
    Brain Res 924:120-3. 2002
    ..These data are consistent with previous data supporting a role for the striatum in the disruption of LI as assessed by CTA...
  6. ncbi request reprint Prior exposure to phencyclidine decreases voluntary sucrose consumption and operant performance for food reward
    Sarah M Turgeon
    Department of Psychology, Amherst College, PO Box 5000, Amherst, MA 01002, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 76:393-400. 2003
    ..However, the delayed appearance of the PCP-induced decrease in operant performance suggests that these results may be better explained by a PCP-induced attentional deficit, also characteristic of schizophrenic psychopathology...
  7. ncbi request reprint Differential effects of acute and subchronic clozapine and haloperidol on phencyclidine-induced decreases in voluntary sucrose consumption in rats
    Sarah M Turgeon
    Department of Psychology, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 86:524-30. 2007
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Subchronic phencyclidine exposure potentiates the behavioral and c-Fos response to stressful stimuli in rats
    Sarah M Turgeon
    Department of Psychology, Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts 01002, United States
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 88:73-81. 2007
    ..In addition, the observation that PCP pretreatment increased striatal FLI induced by forced swim but not novelty suggest that PCP alters the behavioral responses to these stressors via different neurochemical mechanisms...
  9. doi request reprint Phencyclidine (PCP) produces sexually dimorphic effects on voluntary sucrose consumption and elevated plus maze behavior
    Sarah M Turgeon
    Department of Psychology, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 95:173-8. 2010
    ..While unexpected, this finding indicates an additional sexually dimorphic effect of PCP on behavior and its potential relevance to the PCP model of schizophrenia is discussed...
  10. doi request reprint The effects of phencyclidine (PCP) on anxiety-like behavior in the elevated plus maze and the light-dark exploration test are age dependent, sexually dimorphic, and task dependent
    Sarah M Turgeon
    Department of Psychology, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 100:191-8. 2011
    ..The results in the younger animals suggest an age dependent effect of PCP on anxiety in general and indicate that behaviors in the elevated plus maze and the light-dark exploration test reflect dissociable psychobiological states...

Research Grants1

  1. The Delayed Effects of Phencyclidine: Mechanisms
    Sarah Turgeon; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..These experiments will begin to identify the mechanisms by which PCP produces schizophrenia-like behaviors in animals, providing insight into potential pathophysiologies underlying schizophrenia in humans. ..