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The interaction of meal-related, rhythmic and homeostatic mechanisms and the generation of thirst and drinking.
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PMID:  9251769     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
One of the primary goals of the study of thirst is to understand why drinking occurs under ad libitum or natural conditions. An appreciation of the experimental strategies applied by physiologists studying thirst from different perspectives can facilitate progress toward understanding the natural history of drinking behavior. Drinking research carried out using three separate perspectives-homeostatic, circadian rhythms, and food-associated-generates types of information about the mechanisms underlying drinking behavior. By combining research strategies and methods derived from each of these approaches, it has been possible to gain new information that increases our appreciation of the interactions between homeostatic mechanisms and circadian rhythms in the modulation of water intake and how these might be related to drinking associated with food intake under near natural conditions.
R F Johnson; A K Johnson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Brazilian journal of medical and biological research = Revista brasileira de pesquisas médicas e biológicas / Sociedade Brasileira de Biofísica ... [et al.]     Volume:  30     ISSN:  0100-879X     ISO Abbreviation:  Braz. J. Med. Biol. Res.     Publication Date:  1997 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-11-19     Completed Date:  1997-11-19     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8112917     Medline TA:  Braz J Med Biol Res     Country:  BRAZIL    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  487-91     Citation Subset:  IM; S    
Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242-1407, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Circadian Rhythm / physiology*
Drinking / physiology
Drinking Behavior / physiology*
Eating / physiology
Feeding Behavior / physiology*
Homeostasis / physiology*
Hypotension / physiopathology*
Thirst / physiology*
A K Johnson / U IA, Iowa City

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