Christopher O Boyson

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Affiliation: Tufts University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Prevention of social stress-escalated cocaine self-administration by CRF-R1 antagonist in the rat VTA
    Christopher O Boyson
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University, Medford, MA, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 218:257-69. 2011
  2. pmc Gene expression in aminergic and peptidergic cells during aggression and defeat: relevance to violence, depression and drug abuse
    Klaus A Miczek
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University, 530 Boston Ave Bacon Hall, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Behav Genet 41:787-802. 2011
  3. pmc GABA(B) receptor modulation of serotonin neurons in the dorsal raphé nucleus and escalation of aggression in mice
    Aki Takahashi
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts 02155, USA
    J Neurosci 30:11771-80. 2010

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Publications3

  1. pmc Prevention of social stress-escalated cocaine self-administration by CRF-R1 antagonist in the rat VTA
    Christopher O Boyson
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University, Medford, MA, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 218:257-69. 2011
    ..Stressful encounters can lead to activation of dopamine neurons in the ventral tegmental area (VTA), which are modulated by corticotropin releasing factor (CRF) neurons...
  2. pmc Gene expression in aminergic and peptidergic cells during aggression and defeat: relevance to violence, depression and drug abuse
    Klaus A Miczek
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University, 530 Boston Ave Bacon Hall, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Behav Genet 41:787-802. 2011
    ..intermittent exposure to social stress, suggesting divergent neuroadaptations for increased vulnerability to cocaine self-administration vs. deteriorated reward mechanisms characteristic of depressive-like profiles...
  3. pmc GABA(B) receptor modulation of serotonin neurons in the dorsal raphé nucleus and escalation of aggression in mice
    Aki Takahashi
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts 02155, USA
    J Neurosci 30:11771-80. 2010
    ..These findings suggest that the indirect disinhibition of 5-HT neuron activity by presynaptic GABA(B) receptors on non-5-HT neurons in the DRN is one of the neurobiological mechanisms of escalated aggression...