alexa Gender differences in cocaine use and treatment response.
Psychiatry

Psychiatry

Journal of Addiction Research & Therapy

Author(s): Kosten TA, Gawin FH, Kosten TR, Rounsaville BJ

Abstract Share this page

Abstract Much of our understanding of treatment efficacy in drug abuse is based on male drug abusers. In order to determine if there are gender differences in baseline drug use and treatment response, we compared male and female cocaine abusers who participated in an outpatient randomized clinical trial (RCT) evaluating pharmacotherapies for cocaine abuse. Although females had more severe drug problems at intake, they were as successful as males in the RCT and more successful at 6-month follow-up.
This article was published in J Subst Abuse Treat and referenced in Journal of Addiction Research & Therapy

Relevant Expert PPTs

Relevant Speaker PPTs

Recommended Conferences

Relevant Topics

Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords