Amphetamine as a social drug: effects of d-amphetamine on social processing and behavior

Margaret C Wardle, Matthew J Garner, Marcus R Munafò, Harriet de Wit

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Abstract

Drug users often report using drugs to enhance social situations, and empirical studies support the idea that drugs increase both social behavior and the value of social interactions. One way that drugs may affect social behavior is by altering social processing, for example by decreasing perceptions of negative emotion in others.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)199-210
Number of pages12
JournalPsychopharmacology
Volume223
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

Structured keywords

  • Brain and Behaviour
  • Tobacco and Alcohol

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