Poor response to sertraline in methamphetamine dependence is associated with sustained craving for methamphetamine.
|Title||Poor response to sertraline in methamphetamine dependence is associated with sustained craving for methamphetamine.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2011|
|Authors||Zorick, T, Sugar CA, Hellemann G, Shoptaw S, London ED|
|Journal||Drug and alcohol dependence|
|Date Published||2011 Nov 1|
|Keywords||Adult, Amphetamine-Related Disorders, Antidepressive Agents, Behavior, Addictive, Depressive Disorder, Double-Blind Method, Female, Humans, Male, Methamphetamine, Middle Aged, Sertraline, Treatment Outcome|
Depression is common among individuals with methamphetamine (MA) use disorders. As agents that enhance serotonergic function are frequently used to treat depression, one might predict that they would be useful medications for MA dependence. However, clinical trials of serotonergic agents for MA addiction have been unsuccessful.
|Alternate Journal||Drug Alcohol Depend|