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Cocaine users struggle with empathy

22nd January 2014

Cocaine can give users feelings of euphoria, short-term energy boosts and bouts of talkativeness.

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However, some of the noted long-term effects have been cited as: brain damage, increased heart rate and blood pressure - which increase changes of heart attacks and stroke.

New research from the University of Zurich, Switzerland, have attributed further long-term effects as 'lack of empathy' and not enjoying 'social interaction'.

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Article Information

Title: Cocaine users struggle with empathy
Author: Dan Boyle
Article Id: 25066
Date Added: 22nd Jan 2014

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