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Single doses of THC and cocaine decrease proficiency of impulse control in heavy cannabis users.

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Cannabis is the most popular drug used in the European Union, closely followed by cocaine. Whereas cannabis impairs neurocognitive function in occasional cannabis users, such impairments appear less prominent in heavy users, possibly as a result of tolerance. The present study was designed to assess whether the impairing effects of Δ(9) -tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in heavy cannabis users would present in a wide range of neuropsychological functions or selectively affec...

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10.1111/bph.12425

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van Wel, JH More by this author
Kuypers, KP More by this author
Theunissen, EL More by this author
Toennes, SW More by this author
Spronk, DB More by this author
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Journal:
British journal of pharmacology
Volume:
170
Issue:
7
Pages:
1410-1420
Publication date:
2013-12-05
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EISSN:
1476-5381
ISSN:
0007-1188
URN:
uuid:b7676283-ac58-4e7e-b6ae-d9865742998e
Source identifiers:
457514
Local pid:
pubs:457514

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