Schedule-induced polydipsia in the mouse

Tibor Palfai, Charles L. Kutscher, James P. Symons

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Scopus citations

Abstract

Four mice were given a food pellet every 150 sec for 3 hr. All animals developed polydipsia. When the scheduled feeding was discontinued, water intake decreased. Polydipsia redeveloped following the reintroduction of the schedule immediately or after nine days of ad lib feeding. High negative correlations existed between water intake and body weight in all animals.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)461-462
Number of pages2
JournalPhysiology and Behavior
Volume6
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1971

Keywords

  • Polydipsia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Experimental and Cognitive Psychology
  • Behavioral Neuroscience

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Schedule-induced polydipsia in the mouse'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this

    Palfai, T., Kutscher, C. L., & Symons, J. P. (1971). Schedule-induced polydipsia in the mouse. Physiology and Behavior, 6(4), 461-462. https://doi.org/10.1016/0031-9384(71)90184-3