Modafinil effects on cognition and emotion in schizophrenia and its neurochemical modulation in the brain

@article{Scoriels2013ModafinilEO,
  title={Modafinil effects on cognition and emotion in schizophrenia and its neurochemical modulation in the brain},
  author={L. Scoriels and P. Jones and B. Sahakian},
  journal={Neuropharmacology},
  year={2013},
  volume={64},
  pages={168-184}
}
  • L. Scoriels, P. Jones, B. Sahakian
  • Published 2013
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Neuropharmacology
  • Modafinil is a central nervous system wake promoting agent used for the treatment of excessive daytime sleeping. Its vigilance promoting properties and low abuse potential has intrigued the scientific community and has led to use it as a cognitive enhancer, before its neural functions were understood. Here, we review the effects of modafinil in human cognition and emotion and its specific actions on symptoms in patients with schizophrenia and whether these are consistently effective throughout… CONTINUE READING
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