Impaired executive function in male MDMA (“ecstasy”) users

@article{Geusau2004ImpairedEF,
  title={Impaired executive function in male MDMA (“ecstasy”) users},
  author={Niels Alting von Geusau and Pieter Stalenhoef and Mariette Huizinga and Jan E. H. Snel and K. Richard Ridderinkhof},
  journal={Psychopharmacology},
  year={2004},
  volume={175},
  pages={331-341}
}
RationaleLong-term users of ecstasy have shown impaired performance on a multitude of cognitive abilities (most notably memory, attention, executive function). Research into the pattern of MDMA effects on executive functions remains fragmented, however.ObjectivesTo determine more systematically what aspects of executive function are affected by a history of MDMA use, by using a model that divides executive functions into cognitive flexibility, information updating and monitoring, and inhibition… CONTINUE READING
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