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Comparison of Brain White Matter Hyperintensities in Methamphetamine and Methadone Dependent Patients and Healthy Controls

Abdulrasool Alaee 1 , * , Mehran Zarghami 2 , Samaneh Farnia 2 , Mohammad Khademloo 3 and Talayeh Khoddad 4
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1 Department of Radiology, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran
2 Department of Psychiatry, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran
3 Department of Community Medicine, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran
4 Department of Traditional Medicine, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Radiology: June 01, 2014, 11 (2); e14275
  • Published Online: June 15, 2014
  • Article Type: Research ArticleNEURORADIOLOGY
  • Received: August 18, 2013
  • Revised: January 5, 2014
  • Accepted: December 8, 2013
  • DOI: 10.5812/iranjradiol.14275

To Cite: Alaee A, Zarghami M, Farnia S, Khademloo M, Khoddad T. et al. Comparison of Brain White Matter Hyperintensities in Methamphetamine and Methadone Dependent Patients and Healthy Controls, Iran J Radiol. 2014 ;11(2):e14275. doi: 10.5812/iranjradiol.14275.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnotes
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