Denise Torgersen

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Alpha-2 noradrenergic agonists may have wide applicability in the treatment of pre-frontal cortex deficits in primates and behavioral dysfunction in man. We have undertaken this study to determine the effect of an alpha-2 agonist, guanfacine, on regional cerebral blood flow (rCBF) in humans. Three subject groups were evaluated: normal controls, subjects(More)
OBJECTIVES Previous research has demonstrated that alpha2 agonists improve working memory performances in healthy individuals and in primates with prefrontal lesions. We conducted this study to determine whether the alpha2 agonist, guanfacine, could improve working memory performances in patients with frontal lobe epilepsy (FLE) and/or in those with focal(More)
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