28. Antipsychotic Medications for Cocaine Dependence1

  1. Iosief Abraha1 and
  2. Cristina Cusi2

Published Online: 13 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118454503.ch28

Alcohol and Drug Misuse

Alcohol and Drug Misuse

How to Cite

Abraha, I. and Cusi, C. (2012) Antipsychotic Medications for Cocaine Dependence1, in Alcohol and Drug Misuse, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118454503.ch28

Author Information

  1. 1

    Regional Health Authority of Umbria, Perugia, Italy

  2. 2

    Outpatient Services – Neurology, Clinical Institutes of Specialisation, Milan, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 7 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470659694

Online ISBN: 9781118454503



  • antipsychotic medications for cocaine dependence;
  • antipsychotic medications, and effectiveness in cocaine dependence;
  • cocaine dependence, a public health/medical/psychosocial complication;
  • efficacy/acceptability of antipsychotics for cocaine dependence;
  • primary outcomes, drop-outs/side effects/use of primary substance;
  • other outcomes, compliance/craving/dependence/use/psychiatric;
  • cocaine-dependent diagnosed by DSM-IV-TR;
  • trials on antipsychotics for cocaine, not favouring medications;
  • evidence scarce, on antipsychotic for hallucinations in cocaine-dependent


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