Profile of executive deficits in cocaine and heroin polysubstance users: common and differential effects on separate executive components

@article{VerdejoGarca2006ProfileOE,
  title={Profile of executive deficits in cocaine and heroin polysubstance users: common and differential effects on separate executive components},
  author={A. Verdejo-Garc{\'i}a and M. P{\'e}rez-Garc{\'i}a},
  journal={Psychopharmacology},
  year={2006},
  volume={190},
  pages={517-530}
}
ObjectivesStructure of executive function was examined and we contrasted performance of substance dependent individuals (polysubstance users) and control participants on neuropsychological measures assessing the different executive components obtained. Additionally, we contrasted performance of polysubstance users with preference for cocaine vs heroin and controls to explore possible differential effects of the main substance abused on executive impairment.MethodsTwo groups of participants were… Expand
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