Prefrontal hypoactivation during cognitive control in early abstinent methamphetamine-dependent subjects

@article{Nestor2011PrefrontalHD,
  title={Prefrontal hypoactivation during cognitive control in early abstinent methamphetamine-dependent subjects},
  author={Liam J. Nestor and Dara Ghahremani and John Monterosso and Edythe D. London},
  journal={Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging},
  year={2011},
  volume={194},
  pages={287-295}
}
Individuals who abuse methamphetamine (MA) perform at levels below those of healthy controls on tests that require cognitive control. As cognitive control deficits may influence the success of treatment for addiction, we sought to help clarify the neural correlates of this deficit. MA-dependent (n=10, abstinent 4-7 days) and control subjects (n=18) performed a color-word Stroop task, which requires cognitive control, during functional MRI (fMRI). The task included a condition in which… CONTINUE READING

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