Sovereign Health Announces a New ‘Psychology Today’ Editorial on Cognitive Function and …

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Dec. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Sovereign Health, a leading national licensed provider of behavioral health treatment services, announces an important new Psychology Today editorial from Chief Scientific Officer, Veena Kumari, Ph.D, (as seen on Psychology Today) “Increasing Cognitive Function May Improve Addiction Treatment Outcomes.” As Dr. Kumari notes in the editorial, which is published in Psychology Today’s November/December issue, addiction is associated with significant cognitive deficits, especially in attention, working memory and inhibitory or executive control domains (Gould, 2010). Some of these (e.g. poor inhibitory control) are considered risk factors following the initial exposure to addictive substances and may become worse, along with emerging deficits in other cognitive domains, with the long-term use of addictive substances or in association with withdrawal. “Cognitive impairment…


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