Is Methylphenidate Like Cocaine?

Studies on Their Pharmacokinetics and Distribution in the Human Brain

Nora D. Volkow, Yu Shin Ding, Joanna S. Fowler, Gene Jack Wang, Jean Logan, John S. Gatley, Stephen Dewey, Charles Ashby, Jeffrey Liebermann, Robert Hitzemann, Alfred P. Wolf

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465 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)456-463
Number of pages8
JournalArchives of General Psychiatry
Volume52
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - 1995
Externally publishedYes

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Volkow, N. D., Ding, Y. S., Fowler, J. S., Wang, G. J., Logan, J., Gatley, J. S., ... Wolf, A. P. (1995). Is Methylphenidate Like Cocaine? Studies on Their Pharmacokinetics and Distribution in the Human Brain. Archives of General Psychiatry, 52(6), 456-463. https://doi.org/10.1001/archpsyc.1995.03950180042006

Is Methylphenidate Like Cocaine? Studies on Their Pharmacokinetics and Distribution in the Human Brain. / Volkow, Nora D.; Ding, Yu Shin; Fowler, Joanna S.; Wang, Gene Jack; Logan, Jean; Gatley, John S.; Dewey, Stephen; Ashby, Charles; Liebermann, Jeffrey; Hitzemann, Robert; Wolf, Alfred P.

In: Archives of General Psychiatry, Vol. 52, No. 6, 1995, p. 456-463.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Volkow, ND, Ding, YS, Fowler, JS, Wang, GJ, Logan, J, Gatley, JS, Dewey, S, Ashby, C, Liebermann, J, Hitzemann, R & Wolf, AP 1995, 'Is Methylphenidate Like Cocaine? Studies on Their Pharmacokinetics and Distribution in the Human Brain', Archives of General Psychiatry, vol. 52, no. 6, pp. 456-463. https://doi.org/10.1001/archpsyc.1995.03950180042006
Volkow, Nora D. ; Ding, Yu Shin ; Fowler, Joanna S. ; Wang, Gene Jack ; Logan, Jean ; Gatley, John S. ; Dewey, Stephen ; Ashby, Charles ; Liebermann, Jeffrey ; Hitzemann, Robert ; Wolf, Alfred P. / Is Methylphenidate Like Cocaine? Studies on Their Pharmacokinetics and Distribution in the Human Brain. In: Archives of General Psychiatry. 1995 ; Vol. 52, No. 6. pp. 456-463.
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