Cognitive Impairment in Cocaine Users is Drug-Induced but Partially Reversible: Evidence from a Longitudinal Study

@article{Vonmoos2014CognitiveII,
  title={Cognitive Impairment in Cocaine Users is Drug-Induced but Partially Reversible: Evidence from a Longitudinal Study},
  author={Matthias Vonmoos and Lea M. Hulka and Katrin H. Preller and Franziska Minder and Markus R Baumgartner and Boris B. Quednow},
  journal={Neuropsychopharmacology},
  year={2014},
  volume={39},
  pages={2200-2210}
}
Cocaine users consistently display cognitive impairments. However, it is still unknown whether these impairments are cocaine-induced and if they are reversible. Therefore, we examined the relation between changing intensity of cocaine use and the development of cognitive functioning within 1 year. The present data were collected as part of the longitudinal Zurich Cocaine Cognition Study (ZuCo2St). Forty-eight psychostimulant-naive controls and 57 cocaine users (19 with increased, 19 with… CONTINUE READING
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