A prospective study of neurocognitive changes 15 years after chronic inhalant abuse.

@article{Cairney2013APS,
  title={A prospective study of neurocognitive changes 15 years after chronic inhalant abuse.},
  author={Sheree Cairney and Nicole O' Connor and Kylie Maree Dingwall and Paul Maruff and Ruxanna Shafiq-Antonacci and Jon Currie and Bart J Currie},
  journal={Addiction},
  year={2013},
  volume={108 6},
  pages={1107-14}
}
AIMS In a previous study, neurological and cognitive deficits reflecting central nervous system (CNS) disruption from chronic inhalant abuse showed substantial recovery after 2 years' abstinence. Functional recovery was progressive, with recovery rates dependent on the degree of impairment prior to abstinence, and severity and duration of initial abuse. Persistent deficits occurred in those with previous 'lead encephalopathy' from leaded petrol abuse. The current study examined recovery in the… CONTINUE READING
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