5. Journal Club with Dr. Jonathan Cachat – Mitragynine Study in Rats Leads to Interesting Conclusions

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Dr. Cachat and I talk about a study that tested rats with morphine, mitragynine, naloxone, buprenorphine, and rimonabant, and measured responses based on food-reinforcement training. The study concluded "The findings…

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Study: Pure mitragynine “does not induce physiological dependence” in rats, treated morphine withdrawal more efficiently than buprenorphine
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Study: Pure mitragynine “does not induce physiological dependence” in rats, treated morphine withdrawal more efficiently than buprenorphine

Article Citation with Link to Full Text Harun N, Johari IS, Mansor SM, Shoaib M. Assessing physiological dependence and withdrawal potential of mitragynine using schedule-controlled behaviour in rats. Psychopharmacology (Berl).…

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4. Journal Club with Dr. Jonathan Cachat: Human Evolution and Psychoactive Plants, Scratching the Surface of Kratom History, and Kratom Alkaloids

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This episode, Dr. Jon and I use the journal article "Following the Roots of Kratom" published in 2015 by BioMed Research International as a jumping off point to talk about…

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2. Journal Club with Dr. Jonathan Cachat: “The Potential for Kratom as an Antidepressant and Antipsychotic”

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This is the Kratom Science Journal Club with Dr. Jonathan Cachat, neuroscientist and expert in psychopharmacology. In each episode we discuss an article in a peer reviewed journal. For episode…

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32. Angie Childs

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Angie Childs says the road to her addiction started with an abusive childhood. She was first prescribed demerol as a teenager for PTSD-related migraines. After several years of opiate addiction…

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