Cognitive deterioration associated with the use of different psychoactive substances.

@article{CoullautValera2011CognitiveDA,
  title={Cognitive deterioration associated with the use of different psychoactive substances.},
  author={R. Coullaut-Valera and Iria Arbaiza-Diaz Del R{\'i}o and Ricardo de Arr{\'u}e-Ruiloba and J. Coullaut-Valera and Ricardo Bajo-Bret{\'o}n},
  journal={Actas espanolas de psiquiatria},
  year={2011},
  volume={39 3},
  pages={
          168-73
        }
}
INTRODUCTION The study of the neuropsychological deficits associated with substance abuse has become highly relevant in recent years due to the serious impact they have on the physical and mental health of users. METHODOLOGY The possible memory deficits and deterioration of executive functions were studied in a sample of 54 subjects undergoing drug detoxification and rehabilitation. Several neuropsychological tests were applied (Wechsler Memory Scale, Wisconsin Card Sorting Test, Stroop Test… CONTINUE READING

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