Effects of naltrexone pretreatment on the subjective and performance effects of ethanol in social drinkers.

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Clinical trials suggest that opioid antagonists may be effective in the treatment of alcoholism. For example, two recent clinical trials reported that alcoholics treated with the opioid antagonist naltrexone exhibited higher abstinence rates, decreased craving and a decrease in the amount of alcohol consumed if drinking occurred. The present study examined… (More)

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@article{Doty1995EffectsON, title={Effects of naltrexone pretreatment on the subjective and performance effects of ethanol in social drinkers.}, author={P. Doty and Heleen A. de Wit}, journal={Behavioural pharmacology}, year={1995}, volume={6 4}, pages={386-394} }