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Promising new treatment for cocaine addiction adds stimulant drugs

(12/3/2012)

Promising new treatment for cocaine addiction adds stimulant drugs
Los Angeles Times

November 30, 2012

Cocaine dependence is a devilishly difficult addiction to break, owing to the drug's unique chemical ability both to reward users and to disrupt their impulse-control mechanisms. But a surprising drug combination may offer an equally clever way to loosen cocaine's hold on an addict, a new study has found.

View the full article here: http://www.latimes.com/health/boostershots/la-heb-cocaine-addiction-treatment-stimulants-20121129,0,7338513.story


Keywords: promising, new, treatment, cocaine, addiction, stimulant, drugs



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