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The effect of methadone on emotional reactivity.

Authors
  • Savvas, Steven M
  • Somogyi, Andrew A
  • White, Jason M
Type
Published Article
Journal
Addiction (Abingdon, England)
Publication Date
Feb 01, 2012
Volume
107
Issue
2
Pages
388–392
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/j.1360-0443.2011.03634.x
PMID: 21883603
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Opioid addicts on methadone maintenance appear to be less reactive to mood induction at times of peak plasma methadone concentration than non-addict controls; this suggests that methadone blunts both elative and depressive emotional reactivity.

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