What is RATE DEPENDENCY?

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As based in behavioral pharmacology, the magnitude of a drug's effect on response rate is dependent on the response rate observed in the absence of the drug. Generally, low response rates are increased with the administration of the drug; high rates or increased less or decreased.

RATE DEPENDENCY: "Rate Dependency is a phenomena in behavioral pharmacology."

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