Rita A Fuchs

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Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Nucleus accumbens shell and core involvement in drug context-induced reinstatement of cocaine seeking in rats
    Rita A Fuchs
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina, CB no 3270, Davie Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3270, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 200:545-56. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Interactions of the basolateral amygdala with the dorsal hippocampus and dorsomedial prefrontal cortex regulate drug context-induced reinstatement of cocaine-seeking in rats
    Rita A Fuchs
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina, CB 3270, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3270, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 26:487-98. 2007
  3. pmc Basolateral amygdala involvement in memory reconsolidation processes that facilitate drug context-induced cocaine seeking
    Rita A Fuchs
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 30:889-900. 2009
  4. pmc Extracellular signal-regulated kinase in the basolateral amygdala, but not the nucleus accumbens core, is critical for context-response-cocaine memory reconsolidation in rats
    Audrey M Wells
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3270, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 38:753-62. 2013
  5. pmc Dorsal hippocampal regulation of memory reconsolidation processes that facilitate drug context-induced cocaine-seeking behavior in rats
    Donna R Ramirez
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 30:901-12. 2009
  6. pmc Involvement of the lateral orbitofrontal cortex in drug context-induced reinstatement of cocaine-seeking behavior in rats
    Heather C Lasseter
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3270, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 30:1370-81. 2009
  7. pmc Involvement of amygdalar protein kinase A, but not calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II, in the reconsolidation of cocaine-related contextual memories in rats
    Amy A Arguello
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina, CB 3270, Davie Hall, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599 3270, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 231:55-65. 2014
  8. doi request reprint Subregion-specific role of glutamate receptors in the nucleus accumbens on drug context-induced reinstatement of cocaine-seeking behavior in rats
    Xiaohu Xie
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Addict Biol 17:287-99. 2012
  9. pmc Interaction between the basolateral amygdala and dorsal hippocampus is critical for cocaine memory reconsolidation and subsequent drug context-induced cocaine-seeking behavior in rats
    Audrey M Wells
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 3270, USA
    Learn Mem 18:693-702. 2011
  10. pmc Interaction of the basolateral amygdala and orbitofrontal cortex is critical for drug context-induced reinstatement of cocaine-seeking behavior in rats
    Heather C Lasseter
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3270, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 36:711-20. 2011

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  1. pmc Nucleus accumbens shell and core involvement in drug context-induced reinstatement of cocaine seeking in rats
    Rita A Fuchs
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina, CB no 3270, Davie Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3270, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 200:545-56. 2008
    ..However, it is not known whether the NAC or its subregions are critical for reinstatement of cocaine-seeking behavior produced by re-exposure to a previously cocaine-paired environmental context...
  2. ncbi request reprint Interactions of the basolateral amygdala with the dorsal hippocampus and dorsomedial prefrontal cortex regulate drug context-induced reinstatement of cocaine-seeking in rats
    Rita A Fuchs
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina, CB 3270, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3270, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 26:487-98. 2007
    ....
  3. pmc Basolateral amygdala involvement in memory reconsolidation processes that facilitate drug context-induced cocaine seeking
    Rita A Fuchs
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 30:889-900. 2009
    ..These findings support the feasibility of novel pharmacotherapeutic approaches that selectively inhibit the reconsolidation of cocaine-related memories in order to prevent drug relapse...
  4. pmc Extracellular signal-regulated kinase in the basolateral amygdala, but not the nucleus accumbens core, is critical for context-response-cocaine memory reconsolidation in rats
    Audrey M Wells
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3270, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 38:753-62. 2013
    ..Together with prior research, these results suggest that contextual drug-memory reconsolidation in Pavlovian and instrumental settings involves distinct neuroanatomical mechanisms...
  5. pmc Dorsal hippocampal regulation of memory reconsolidation processes that facilitate drug context-induced cocaine-seeking behavior in rats
    Donna R Ramirez
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 30:901-12. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that the DH facilitates the reconsolidation of associative memories that maintain context-induced cocaine-seeking behavior, but it is not the site of anisomycin-sensitive memory restabilization per se...
  6. pmc Involvement of the lateral orbitofrontal cortex in drug context-induced reinstatement of cocaine-seeking behavior in rats
    Heather C Lasseter
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3270, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 30:1370-81. 2009
    ..Overall, these findings support the idea that OFC dysfunction may promote cue reactivity and enhance relapse propensity in cocaine users...
  7. pmc Involvement of amygdalar protein kinase A, but not calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II, in the reconsolidation of cocaine-related contextual memories in rats
    Amy A Arguello
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina, CB 3270, Davie Hall, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599 3270, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 231:55-65. 2014
    ..The basolateral amygdala (BLA) plays a critical role in cocaine memory reconsolidation and subsequent drug context-induced cocaine-seeking behavior; however, less is known about the cellular mechanisms of this phenomenon...
  8. doi request reprint Subregion-specific role of glutamate receptors in the nucleus accumbens on drug context-induced reinstatement of cocaine-seeking behavior in rats
    Xiaohu Xie
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Addict Biol 17:287-99. 2012
    ....
  9. pmc Interaction between the basolateral amygdala and dorsal hippocampus is critical for cocaine memory reconsolidation and subsequent drug context-induced cocaine-seeking behavior in rats
    Audrey M Wells
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 3270, USA
    Learn Mem 18:693-702. 2011
    ....
  10. pmc Interaction of the basolateral amygdala and orbitofrontal cortex is critical for drug context-induced reinstatement of cocaine-seeking behavior in rats
    Heather C Lasseter
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3270, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 36:711-20. 2011
    ....
  11. pmc Role of a hippocampal SRC-family kinase-mediated glutamatergic mechanism in drug context-induced cocaine seeking
    Xiaohu Xie
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 38:2657-65. 2013
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Increases in dopamine D3 receptor binding in rats receiving a cocaine challenge at various time points after cocaine self-administration: implications for cocaine-seeking behavior
    Janet L Neisewander
    Department of Psychology, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 1104, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 29:1479-87. 2004
    ..Collectively, the findings suggest that regulatory responses of D3 receptors may be functionally related to changes in propensity for cocaine-seeking behavior...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effects of mGluR1 antagonism in the dorsal hippocampus on drug context-induced reinstatement of cocaine-seeking behavior in rats
    Xiaohu Xie
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina, CB 3270, Davie Hall, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 208:1-11. 2010
    ..The functional integrity of the dorsal hippocampus (DH) is necessary for drug context-induced reinstatement of cocaine seeking. However, the neuropharmacological mechanisms of this phenomenon are poorly understood...
  14. doi request reprint Role of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors in the effects of cocaine-paired contextual stimuli on impulsive decision making in rats
    Xiaohu Xie
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina, CB 3270, Davie Hall, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 223:271-9. 2012
    ..Thus, this study explored the effects of cocaine-paired contextual stimuli on impulsive decision making and the contribution of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs) to this phenomenon...
  15. pmc Contribution of a mesocorticolimbic subcircuit to drug context-induced reinstatement of cocaine-seeking behavior in rats
    Heather C Lasseter
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 39:660-9. 2014
    ..Thus, a VTA-OFC-BLA neural circuit promotes drug context-induced motivated behavior. ..
  16. pmc Heroin-induced conditioned immunomodulation requires expression of IL-1β in the dorsal hippocampus
    Jennifer L Szczytkowski
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Psychology, CB 3270, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3270, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 30:95-102. 2013
    ..These results are the first to show a role for DH IL-1β expression in heroin-conditioned suppression of a proinflammatory immune response...
  17. doi request reprint Prefrontal cortical regulation of drug seeking in animal models of drug relapse
    Heather C Lasseter
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3270, USA
    Curr Top Behav Neurosci 3:101-17. 2010
    ..Hence, from an addiction treatment perspective, it is necessary to fully explicate the involvement of the prefrontal cortex in drug relapse...
  18. ncbi request reprint The role of the basolateral amygdala in stimulus-reward memory and extinction memory consolidation and in subsequent conditioned cued reinstatement of cocaine seeking
    Rita A Fuchs
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 23:2809-13. 2006
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  19. ncbi request reprint Effects of 7-OH-DPAT on cocaine-seeking behavior and on re-establishment of cocaine self-administration
    Rita A Fuchs
    Department of Psychology, Arizona State University, Box 871104, Tempe 85287 1104, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 72:623-32. 2002
    ..The findings suggest that following repeated administration, 7-OH-DPAT produces a transient increase (<2 h) in incentive motivation for cocaine that is followed by a protracted decrease in incentive motivation for cocaine...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effects of excitotoxic lesions of the basolateral amygdala on cocaine-seeking behavior and cocaine conditioned place preference in rats
    Rita A Fuchs
    Department of Psychology, Arizona State University, P O Box 871104, Tempe, AZ 85287 1104, USA
    Brain Res 929:15-25. 2002
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  21. ncbi request reprint Influence of chronic corticosterone and glucocorticoid receptor antagonism in the amygdala on fear conditioning
    Cheryl D Conrad
    Department of Psychology, Arizona State University, Box 1104, Tempe, AZ 85287 1104, USA
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 81:185-99. 2004
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  22. pmc Region-specific contribution of the ventral tegmental area to heroin-induced conditioned immunomodulation
    Lee W Hutson
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Psychology, CB 3270, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3270, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 38:118-24. 2014
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  23. pmc Ventral tegmental area-basolateral amygdala-nucleus accumbens shell neurocircuitry controls the expression of heroin-conditioned immunomodulation
    Jennifer L Szczytkowski
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Psychology, CB 3270, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3270, USA
    J Neuroimmunol 237:47-56. 2011
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  24. ncbi request reprint Differential involvement of orbitofrontal cortex subregions in conditioned cue-induced and cocaine-primed reinstatement of cocaine seeking in rats
    Rita A Fuchs
    Department of Physiology and Neuroscience, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    J Neurosci 24:6600-10. 2004
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  25. ncbi request reprint Potentiated reinstatement of cocaine-seeking behavior following D-amphetamine infusion into the basolateral amygdala
    Christopher C Ledford
    Department of Physiology and Neuroscience, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 28:1721-9. 2003
    ..These findings suggest that enhanced monoamine tone in the BLA potentiates the motivational effect and/or salience of cocaine-paired cues during reinstatement...
  26. ncbi request reprint A BDNF infusion into the medial prefrontal cortex suppresses cocaine seeking in rats
    William J Berglind
    Department of Neurosciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 26:757-66. 2007
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  27. ncbi request reprint Differential involvement of the core and shell subregions of the nucleus accumbens in conditioned cue-induced reinstatement of cocaine seeking in rats
    Rita A Fuchs
    Department of Physiology and Neuroscience, Medical University of South Carolina, 173 Ashley Avenue, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 176:459-65. 2004
    ..Thus, determination of the involvement of NAC subregions in conditioned cue-induced reinstatement of cocaine seeking is warranted...
  28. ncbi request reprint The role of the dorsomedial prefrontal cortex, basolateral amygdala, and dorsal hippocampus in contextual reinstatement of cocaine seeking in rats
    Rita A Fuchs
    Department of Physiology and Neuroscience, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 30:296-309. 2005
    ..Thus, distinct but partially overlapping neural substrates mediate context-induced, explicit CS-induced, and cocaine-primed reinstatement of extinguished cocaine-seeking behavior...
  29. ncbi request reprint Contributions of prolonged contingent and noncontingent cocaine exposure to enhanced reinstatement of cocaine seeking in rats
    Tod E Kippin
    Department of Neurosciences, Medical University of South Carolina, 173 Ashley Avenue, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 187:60-7. 2006
    ..However, the contributions of prolonged access to cocaine taking vs the pharmacologic effects of the consequent increased cocaine exposure on escalation of drug-seeking behaviors have not been investigated...
  30. ncbi request reprint Potentiation of cocaine-primed reinstatement of drug seeking in female rats during estrus
    Tod E Kippin
    Department of Neuroscience, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 182:245-52. 2005
    ..However, the influence of the estrous cycle on cocaine-primed reinstatement has not been examined...
  31. ncbi request reprint Conditioned stimulus-induced reinstatement of extinguished cocaine seeking in C57BL/6 mice: a mouse model of drug relapse
    Rita A Fuchs
    Department of Physiology and Neuroscience, Medical University of South Carolina, 173 Ashley Ave, Suite 403, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Brain Res 973:99-106. 2003
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  32. ncbi request reprint Drug addiction, relapse, and the amygdala
    Ronald E See
    Department of Physiology and Neuroscience, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 985:294-307. 2003
    ..Together, these results reveal the importance of the amygdala as part of a corticolimbic circuit mediating both the acquisition and the expression of conditioning that plays a critical role in relapse to drug-seeking behavior...
  33. ncbi request reprint Basolateral amygdala inactivation abolishes conditioned stimulus- and heroin-induced reinstatement of extinguished heroin-seeking behavior in rats
    Rita A Fuchs
    Department of Physiology and Neuroscience, Medical University of South Carolina, 173 Ashley Avenue, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 160:425-33. 2002
    ..It is unclear, however, whether the BLA plays a similar role in reinstatement of heroin-seeking behavior...
  34. pmc Different neural substrates mediate cocaine seeking after abstinence versus extinction training: a critical role for the dorsolateral caudate-putamen
    Rita A Fuchs
    Department of Neurosciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    J Neurosci 26:3584-8. 2006
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