Neurocognitive impairment: the unrecognized component of dual diagnosis in substance abuse treatment.

@article{Meek1989NeurocognitiveIT,
  title={Neurocognitive impairment: the unrecognized component of dual diagnosis in substance abuse treatment.},
  author={P S Meek and H. Westley Clark and V L Solana},
  journal={Journal of psychoactive drugs},
  year={1989},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={153-60}
}
Brief neuropsychological tests were administered to an inpatient substance abuse population to (1) evaluate the status of neurocognitive functioning at admission, (2) assess changes that may occur during the treatment program, and (3) compare various testing devices for clinical application in this setting. Patients entering a 14-day inpatient substance… CONTINUE READING