An Economic Approach to Animal Models of Alcoholism

Heyman, Gene M.
June 2000
Alcohol Research & Health;2000, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p132
Academic Journal
Describes an economic-based approach to a model of alcohol preference in rats. Influence of calories and taste on consumption; Effect of price increases on alcohol consumption; Use of economic concepts to provide a framework for understanding alcoholism.


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