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to analyze variation in craving levels according to individual and behavioral characteristics of crack cocaine users at two public treatment services in Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Epidemiologia e servicos de saude : revista do Sistema Unico de Saude do Brasil
To understand the influence of the lifeworld on crack cocaine use by teenagers undergoing treatment at the Psychosocial Care Center for users of alcohol and other drugs.
Cognitive effects caused by cocaine and crack consumption, especially deficits in executive functions may increase the likelihood of drug-seeking behaviour and interfere with the ability of users to a...
The current study investigated the combined effects of N-acetylcysteine and working memory (WM) training on behavioral and neural mechanisms of cue reactivity and WM in cocaine users in a randomized, ...
Depressive symptoms may contribute to cocaine use. However, tests of the relationship between depression and severity of cocaine use have produced mixed results, possibly due to heterogeneity in indiv...
There is evidence that dopamine receptors D2 (DRD2) and D4 (DRD4) polymorphisms may influence substance use disorders (SUD) susceptibility both individually and through their influence in the formatio...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effects of buprenorpine on cocaine taking and on the physiological and subjective effects of cocaine, including cocaine craving in non-opiate d...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effects of pergolide on cocaine taking and on the physiological and subjective effects of cocaine, including cocaine craving in non-opiate depe...
This phase II pilot study aims at evaluating the benefits and the risks of methylphenidate (Concerta®) for the treatment of cocaine/crack dependence in terms of cocaine/crack use reductio...
The purpose of this study is to compare the effects of buprenorphine or methadone maintenance on cocaine taking and on the physiological and subjective effects of cocaine, including cocain...
The purpose of this study is to determine the effects of selegiline on the subjective and physiological effects of cocaine challenge in chronic crack abusers, and to evaluate clinical safe...
The purified, alkaloidal, extra-potent form of cocaine. It is smoked (free-based), injected intravenously, and orally ingested. Use of crack results in alterations in function of the cardiovascular system, the autonomic nervous system, the central nervous system, and the gastrointestinal system. The slang term "crack" was derived from the crackling sound made upon igniting of this form of cocaine for smoking.
Differences in measurable biological values, characteristics, or traits, within one individual under different conditions for the individual such as fasting, season of the year, age, or state of wellness.
SMOKING of COCAINE.
Disorders related or resulting from use of cocaine.
An alkaloid ester extracted from the leaves of plants including coca. It is a local anesthetic and vasoconstrictor and is clinically used for that purpose, particularly in the eye, ear, nose, and throat. It also has powerful central nervous system effects similar to the amphetamines and is a drug of abuse. Cocaine, like amphetamines, acts by multiple mechanisms on brain catecholaminergic neurons; the mechanism of its reinforcing effects is thought to involve inhibition of dopamine uptake.