Methamphetamine dependence and neuropsychological functioning: evaluating change during early abstinence.

@article{Simon2010MethamphetamineDA,
  title={Methamphetamine dependence and neuropsychological functioning: evaluating change during early abstinence.},
  author={Sara L. Simon and A. C. R. Dean and Xochitl Cordova and John R. Monterosso and Edythe D. London},
  journal={Journal of studies on alcohol and drugs},
  year={2010},
  volume={71 3},
  pages={335-44}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this work was to assess neuropsychological functioning of individuals in early abstinence from methamphetamine dependence and to test for cognitive change over the first month of abstinence. METHOD Methamphetamine-dependent subjects in very early abstinence from methamphetamine (4-9 days; n = 27) were compared with healthy comparison subjects (n = 28) on a test battery that evaluated five cognitive domains (attention/processing speed, learning/memory, working memory… CONTINUE READING