Neuropsychological Consequences of Opiate Use

@article{Gruber2007NeuropsychologicalCO,
  title={Neuropsychological Consequences of Opiate Use},
  author={Staci A. Gruber and Marisa M. Silveri and Deborah A. Yurgelun-Todd},
  journal={Neuropsychology Review},
  year={2007},
  volume={17},
  pages={299-315}
}
Approximately 3.7 million individuals have used heroin and other opiate substances in their lifetime. Despite increasing knowledge of the effects of heroin, it remains the most abused opiate and use among adults has recently increased. The empirical literature examining the neurocognitive effects of acute and chronic opioid use remains limited; however, findings to date suggest that the use of opiates has both acute and long-term effects on cognitive performance. Neuropsychological data… 

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