32. Efficacy of Psychostimulant Drugs for Cocaine Dependence1

  1. Iosief Abraha1 and
  2. Cristina Cusi2

Published Online: 13 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118454503.ch32

Alcohol and Drug Misuse

Alcohol and Drug Misuse

How to Cite

Abraha, I. and Cusi, C. (2012) Efficacy of Psychostimulant Drugs for Cocaine Dependence1, in Alcohol and Drug Misuse, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118454503.ch32

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



  • psychostimulant drug efficacy in cocaine dependence;
  • psychostimulants, and effectiveness in cocaine dependence;
  • cocaine use, disorder dependence, medical/psychological/social problems;
  • evaluating psychostimulant efficacy in cocaine, and retention in treatment;
  • other outcomes, types of drug, comorbid disorders/psychostimulant efficacy;
  • adult participants, criteria for cocaine use/dependence using DSM-IV-TR;
  • results not significant on psychostimulants, but as add-ons;
  • high attrition in cocaine dependence studies, hampering validity;
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