Many people struggle with a substance use disorder. This can lead to myriad troubles with cognitive functioning, including lack of attention, impairments in executive functioning, memory loss, and more. Deficits in cognition have been linked to higher rates of relapse and more severe substance use disorder symptomology.
A new study published in Alcohol and Alcoholism provides hope by suggesting that alcohol detox can greatly improve cognitive impairments within weeks.
Read more: https://www.psypost.org/2023/01/study-63-of-severe-alcoholics-exhibit-significant-cognitive-improvements-within-18-days-of-abstinence-64672