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Cognitive Correlates of Substance Abuse - 11

2014-08-27 04:00:11 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to characterize the cognitive performance of methamphetamine abusers by comparing them with cocaine abusers and normal controls.

Study Design

Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Amphetamine-Related Disorders

Location

Friends Research Institute
Los Angeles
California
United States
90025

Status

Active, not recruiting

Source

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T04:00:11-0400

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