Neuropsychological functioning in buprenorphine maintained patients versus abstinent heroin abusers on naltrexone hydrochloride therapy.


RATIONALE Methadone and buprenorphine are among the most widely employed pharmacological treatments currently available for opioid addiction. Cognitive effects of buprenorphine in abstinent heroin abusers are nevertheless far from being understood. METHODS Neuropsychological performance of 18 buprenorphine-maintained patients (BMP) was evaluated relative… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/hup.1050

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