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A General Method for Evaluating Incubation of Sucrose Craving in Rats
 

A General Method for Evaluating Incubation of Sucrose Craving in Rats

Article DOI: 10.3791/3335
November 4th, 2011

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Summary November 4th, 2011

Responding for food or drug-paired cues increases over the course of a period of abstinence and this may relate to an increased susceptibility to relapse behaviors. Here we detail a procedure for evaluating this "incubation of craving" in rats that have self-administered sucrose.

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