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The link between dopamine function and apathy in cannabis users: an [18F]-DOPA PET imaging study

Overview of attention for article published in Psychopharmacology, April 2014
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (87th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (92nd percentile)

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Title
The link between dopamine function and apathy in cannabis users: an [18F]-DOPA PET imaging study
Published in
Psychopharmacology, April 2014
DOI 10.1007/s00213-014-3523-4
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Authors

Michael A. P. Bloomfield, Celia J. A. Morgan, Shitij Kapur, H. Valerie Curran, Oliver D. Howes

Abstract

Cannabis is the most widely used illicit drug in the world, and regular use has been associated with reduced motivation, i.e. apathy. Regular long-term cannabis use has been associated with reduced dopamine synthesis capacity. The mesolimbic dopaminergic system mediates the processing of incentive stimuli by modifying their motivational value, which in turn is modulated by endocannabinoid signalling. Thus, it has been proposed that dopaminergic dysfunction underlies the apathy associated with chronic cannabis use.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 2 2%
United Kingdom 1 1%
Unknown 84 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 15 17%
Researcher 15 17%
Student > Bachelor 12 14%
Unspecified 11 13%
Student > Master 10 11%
Other 24 28%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 23 26%
Unspecified 18 21%
Neuroscience 14 16%
Medicine and Dentistry 12 14%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 9 10%
Other 11 13%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 10. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 23 June 2017.
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#1,309,867
of 12,218,786 outputs
Outputs from Psychopharmacology
#379
of 4,093 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#25,051
of 199,723 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Psychopharmacology
#10
of 89 outputs
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