Neuropsychological consequences of alcohol and drug abuse on different components of executive functions

  title={Neuropsychological consequences of alcohol and drug abuse on different components of executive functions},
  author={Mar{\'i}a Jos{\'e} Fern{\'a}ndez-Serrano and M. P{\'e}rez-Garc{\'i}a and J. Schmidt R{\'i}o-Valle and A. Verdejo-Garc{\'i}a},
  journal={Journal of Psychopharmacology},
  pages={1317 - 1332}
  • María José Fernández-Serrano, M. Pérez-García, +1 author A. Verdejo-García
  • Published 2010
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Psychopharmacology
  • Several studies have shown alterations in different components of executive functioning in users of different drugs, including cannabis, cocaine and heroin. However, it is difficult to establish a specific association between the use of each of these drugs and executive alterations, since most drug abusers are polysubstance abusers, and alcohol is a ubiquitous confounding factor. Moreover, in order to study the association between consumption of different drugs and executive functioning, the… CONTINUE READING
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