Central Nervous System Stimulants
"Central Nervous System Stimulants" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A loosely defined group of drugs that tend to increase behavioral alertness, agitation, or excitation. They work by a variety of mechanisms, but usually not by direct excitation of neurons. The many drugs that have such actions as side effects to their main therapeutic use are not included here.
- Analeptic Drugs
- Drugs, Analeptic
- Analeptic Agents
- Agents, Analeptic
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Central Nervous System Stimulants" by people in Profiles.
Neurobiology, Clinical Presentation, and Treatment of Methamphetamine Use Disorder: A Review. JAMA Psychiatry. 2020 09 01; 77(9):959-966.
The efficacy, ethics, & pitfalls of stimulants for justice system involved individuals. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2020 09; 116:120-129.
Caffeine enhances sustained attention among adolescents. Exp Clin Psychopharmacol. 2021 Feb; 29(1):82-89.
ADHD Diagnosis and Treatment Guidelines: A Historical Perspective. Pediatrics. 2019 10; 144(4).
A history of ethanol drinking increases locomotor stimulation and blunts enhancement of dendritic dopamine transmission by methamphetamine. Addict Biol. 2020 07; 25(4):e12763.
Antagonism of Neurotensin Receptors in the Ventral Tegmental Area Decreases Methamphetamine Self-Administration and Methamphetamine Seeking in Mice. Int J Neuropsychopharmacol. 2018 04 01; 21(4):361-370.
Blunted Frontostriatal Blood Oxygen Level-Dependent Signals Predict Stimulant and Marijuana Use. Biol Psychiatry Cogn Neurosci Neuroimaging. 2018 11; 3(11):947-958.
ADHD, Smoking Withdrawal, and Inhibitory Control: Results of a Neuroimaging Study with Methylphenidate Challenge. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2018 03; 43(4):851-858.
Machine Learning of Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Network Connectivity Predicts Substance Abuse Treatment Completion. Biol Psychiatry Cogn Neurosci Neuroimaging. 2018 02; 3(2):141-149.
Insular and cingulate attenuation during decision making is associated with future transition to stimulant use disorder. Addiction. 2017 Sep; 112(9):1567-1577.