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The Behavior of the Laboratory RatA Handbook with Tests$
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Ian Q. Whishaw and Bryan Kolb

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780195162851

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162851.001.0001

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Pain

Pain

Chapter:
(p.69) 7 Pain
Source:
The Behavior of the Laboratory Rat
Author(s):

Daniel Le Bars

Samuel W. Cadden

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162851.003.0007

This chapter discusses the modeling of human pain in rats. Topics covered include models of chronic pain, behavioral reactions, stimulus and response, requirements for models of nociception, tests based on the measurement of reaction time for escape behavior, test based on the measurement of threshold for escape behavior, and tests based on the observation of behavior.

Keywords:   laboratory rats, human pain, pain modeling, nociception, behavioral tests, escape behavior

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