Building bridges: the transdisciplinary study of craving from the animal laboratory to the lamppost

Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2004 Feb;28(2):279-87. doi: 10.1097/01.alc.0000113422.04849.fa.


This article represents the proceedings of a symposium at the 2003 Research Society on Alcoholism meeting in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, organized and chaired by Peter M. Monti. The presentations and presenters were (1) Alcohol Seeking and Self-Administration in Rats: The Role of Serotonin Activity, by Cristine L. Czachowski; (2) Assessing Binge Drinking in Monkeys, by Kathleen A. Grant; (3) Craving and the Perception of Time, by Michael Sayette; (4) Ecological and Laboratory Assessment of Alcohol Urges and Drinking: Effects of Naltrexone, by Peter M. Monti; and (5) Discussion, by Damaris J. Rohsenow.

Publication types

  • Congress
  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.
  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Alcoholism / drug therapy
  • Alcoholism / psychology*
  • Animals
  • Behavior, Addictive / drug therapy
  • Behavior, Addictive / psychology*
  • Disease Models, Animal*
  • Humans
  • Naltrexone / therapeutic use
  • Societies, Medical
  • United States


  • Naltrexone