Verbal Memory Impairment in Polydrug Ecstasy Users: A Clinical Perspective

@inproceedings{Kuypers2016VerbalMI,
  title={Verbal Memory Impairment in Polydrug Ecstasy Users: A Clinical Perspective},
  author={Kim P C Kuypers and Eef L Theunissen and Janelle H. P. van Wel and Elizabeth B. de Sousa Fernandes Perna and Anke Linssen and Anke Sambeth and Benjamin G. Schultz and Johannes Gerardus Ramaekers and Antonio Verdejo-Garc{\'i}a},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Ecstasy use has been associated with short-term and long-term memory deficits on a standard Word Learning Task (WLT). The clinical relevance of this has been debated and is currently unknown. The present study aimed at evaluating the clinical relevance of verbal memory impairment in Ecstasy users. To that end, clinical memory impairment was defined as decrement in memory performance that exceeded the cut-off value of 1.5 times the standard deviation of the average score in the… CONTINUE READING

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