Date of Award

Spring 5-8-2020

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)

Departments/Programs

Psychology

First Advisor

Nesha S. Burghardt, Ph.D.

Second Advisor

Stefan Schlussman, Ph.D.

Academic Program Adviser

Dr. Sandeep Prasada

Abstract

An activity-based anorexia (ABA) paradigm in adolescent female mice was used to explore whether anorexia affects circuits underlying reward. The ABA paradigm significantly enhanced methamphetamine-induced conditioned place preference (CPP), but not wheel-induced CPP. These results indicate that the ABA paradigm enhances the rewarding properties of methamphetamine, but not wheel running.

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