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Psychoticism and neuroticism predict cocaine dependence and future cocaine use via different mechanisms

Personality characteristics have been associated with cocaine use. However, little is known about the mechanisms through which personality could impact drug use. The present study investigated the cross-sectional and prospective relationships between personality dimensions (i.e., impulsivity, neuroticism) and problematic cocaine use. Reactivity to a pharmacological stressor as a potential mediator of the relationship between neuroticism and future cocaine use was also examined.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3105212/

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