Lower but not higher doses of transdermal nicotine facilitate cognitive performance in smokers on gender non-preferred tasks

@article{Poltavski2012LowerBN,
  title={Lower but not higher doses of transdermal nicotine facilitate cognitive performance in smokers on gender non-preferred tasks},
  author={Dmitri V. Poltavski and Thomas V. Petros and J. Engelbreth Holm},
  journal={Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior},
  year={2012},
  volume={102},
  pages={423-433}
}
One of the most widely used treatments for smoking cessation is nicotine replacement therapy (NRT). There is some evidence that smokers experience abstinence-induced deficits in cognitive function, which are attenuated by NRTs. Additionally it's been suggested that the degree of reversal of cognitive deficits may depend on the NRT dose and the smoker's gender. In the present placebo-controlled study we investigated effects of three doses of transdermal nicotine (7 mg, 14 mg and 21 mg) on… CONTINUE READING
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