Cognitive impairment in methadone maintenance patients.

  title={Cognitive impairment in methadone maintenance patients.},
  author={Miriam Z. Mintzer and Maxine L. Stitzer},
  journal={Drug and alcohol dependence},
  volume={67 1},
Few well-controlled studies have examined psychomotor and cognitive performance in methadone maintenance patients (MMP). In the present study, performance of 18 opioid-dependent MMP was evaluated relative to that of 21 control participants without substance abuse histories. The MMP and control groups were balanced with respect to gender, race, age, years of education, current employment status, current reading level, and estimated IQ score. Recent drug abstinence was verified by urine testing… CONTINUE READING


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