Effects of Alcohol in Chronic Cocaine Abuse: A Follow Up Study

Monica Rosselli, Chad Paul Simmers
2016 Journal of Drug Abuse  
combined cocaine and alcohol (CA) abuse [7] , research into the neuropsychological effects of COC in recently abstinent abusers can be severely complicated, resulting in overestimations of the level and extent of COC effects on function, as well as the sequelae of COC abuse and dependence. categories, this portion is called the short delay cued recall (SDCR) and allows the tester to help subjects who failed to do semantic association during the learning trials. After a 25-minute interval,
more » ... ute interval, during which the subject is presented with an intervening visual task, their long term memory is assessed using the long delay free recall (LDFR) and long delay cued recall (LDCR) portions of the CVLT. This allows for the gauging of verbal memory consolidation. Reliability coefficients of 0.77 to 0.86 and of 0.90 for the CLVT have been reported by Delis, Kramer, Fridlund and Kaplan [42] and Lezak et al. [18] respectively.
doi:10.21767/2471-853x.100017 fatcat:ge4ta73rubepbpt27tm2lmlw5i