Impaired object recognition following prolonged withdrawal from extended-access cocaine self-administration.


Cocaine addicts have a number of cognitive deficits that persist following prolonged abstinence. These include impairments in executive functions dependent on the prefrontal cortex, as well as deficits on learning and memory tasks sensitive to hippocampal function. Recent preclinical studies using non-human animals have demonstrated that cocaine treatment… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2008.06.004


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