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Cocaine Dependence Differences in Men and Women

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"The latest brain imaging research shows that stress strongly activates parts of the brain linked to craving in women with cocaine dependence, whilst drug cues trigger similar parts of the brain in men with cocaine dependence. The research suggests women and men with cocaine dependence may possibly benefit a lot more from different cocaine treatment options."

In this article from Addiction Facts, you will learn how cocaine affects men vs. women. The original study, conducted by Yale University, aims to find out if cocaine addiction recovery is different for men and women.