Neuropsychological impairments associated with the relation between cocaine abuse and violence: neurological facilitation mechanisms.

@article{RomeroMartnez2015NeuropsychologicalIA,
  title={Neuropsychological impairments associated with the relation between cocaine abuse and violence: neurological facilitation mechanisms.},
  author={{\'A}ngel Romero-Mart{\'i}nez and Lu{\'i}s Moya-Albiol},
  journal={Adicciones},
  year={2015},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={64-74}
}
INTRODUCTION Cocaine abuse, as well as prenatal exposure to cocaine, could be key factors in the expression of violent behaviour. Neuropsychological impairments, sex differences and the concurrent abuse of cocaine and alcohol have been suggested as facilitation mechanisms. AIMS To review and recapitulate the results obtained on the relationship between neuropsychological deficits due to cocaine abuse and/or prenatal exposure and the expression of violence. Furthermore, we analyze the roles of… CONTINUE READING