Negative urgency, disinhibition and reduced temporal pole gray matter characterize the comorbidity of cocaine dependence and personality disorders.

@article{AlbeinUrios2013NegativeUD,
  title={Negative urgency, disinhibition and reduced temporal pole gray matter characterize the comorbidity of cocaine dependence and personality disorders.},
  author={Natalia Albein-Urios and Jos{\'e} Miguel Mart{\'i}nez-Gonz{\'a}lez and {\'O}scar M Lozano and Laura Moreno-L{\'o}pez and Carles Soriano-Mas and Antonio Verdejo-Garc{\'i}a},
  journal={Drug and alcohol dependence},
  year={2013},
  volume={132 1-2},
  pages={231-7}
}
BACKGROUND Individuals with cocaine dependence and co-occurring personality disorders are more likely to have increased impulsivity, dysfunctional beliefs, executive dysfunction and brain structural abnormalities by virtue of the conjoint impact of both pathologies. METHODS We recruited 32 cocaine dependent patients with comorbid Cluster B personality disorders, 44 cocaine dependent patients without comorbidities and 34 non-drug-using controls. They completed the UPPS-P impulsivity scale, the… CONTINUE READING
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