Antipsychotic medications for cocaine dependence.

  title={Antipsychotic medications for cocaine dependence.},
  author={L Santamaria Amato and Silvia Minozzi and Pier Paolo Pani and M. Marina Davoli},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND Cocaine dependence is a public health problem characterized by recidivism and a host of medical and psychosocial complications. Cocaine dependence remains a disorder for which no pharmacological treatment of proven efficacy exists, although considerable advances in the neurobiology of this addiction could guide future medication development OBJECTIVES To evaluate the efficacy and the acceptability of antipsychotic medications for cocaine dependence SEARCH STRATEGY We searched the… CONTINUE READING