L Floru

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The authors discuss the character of lithium-induced tremor. Three various measuring methods are presented: an accelerometer, a hole-plate and an apparatus based on aimed tapping. A fourth apparatus is proposed. The first three methods were applied on 16 patients who received lithium therapy and on a control group consisting of 22 normal persons. The(More)
In a cross-over study with Pindolol, 15 mg/day, against placebo, we studied during 4 weeks 22 patients aged between 20 and 65 years who where treated by means of lithium carbonate retard (Quilonum Retard). The tremor was measured twice a week by means of three apparative methods: an accelerometer, a 'hole-plate' and an 'aimed tapping plate', both(More)
  • L Floru
  • 1977
This paper is an up-to-date review of the literature on the subject, as well as of own research. The paper discusses pharmacological and experimental data concerning the central nervous activity of beta-blocking agents. Their use in anxiolysis - in adults and children -, ethological research, their indications in the treatment of various psychoses,(More)
The paper describes a study of visually evoked potentials (VEP) during 50 days in a schizophrenic female patient to whom we administered increasing dosages (from 150 mg up to 600 mg) and afterwards progressively decreasing ones (from 600 mg to 20 mg) of 10-(3-[4-(2-hydroxyethyl)-1-piperazinyl]-propyl)-2-trifluoromethylphenothiazine(More)
The authors discuss the historical aspects, as well as the various etiological and clinical factors which contribute to the so-called pharmacogenically induced depressions during treatment by means of neuroleptics generally, and long-term neuroleptics especially. An open study on 161 schizophrenic patients treated by means of fluspirilene and 123 patients(More)
A review on the clinical properties of sulpiride (Dogmatil forte) which up to the present day are yet accepted unanimously is presented. By means of visually evoked potentials (VEP) a study was carried out in 25 schizophrenic patients during an observation period of 24 days. The analysis of amplitudes and latencies of VEPs with dosages from 200 mg/day up to(More)
  • L Floru
  • 1975
Referring to a previous clinical and sociopsychiatric investigation on 130 foreign workers, the transcultural psychiatric factors determining forms and contents were studied. It is stressed that remains of magic thinking and rigid tribe-centered sociocultural structures are the main factors, in addition to the beginning of the loosening of these structures(More)
  • L Floru
  • 1978
Practical aspects of long-term neuroleptic therapy are discussed in the light of the author's own experience and observations; reference is made to the relevant literature. The author looks at the terms "sociogenic" and "somatogenic" in the context of treatment of schizophrenia and finds them to be not so antithetic as has traditionally been supposed. He(More)
The clinical profile and side-effects of perphenazin-enanthate and fluspirilene were compared in 45 female chronic schizophrenic patients. 100 mg perphenazin-enanthate fortnightly or 8 mg fluspirilene weekly were administered. During the four months' period the psychopathological and somatic symptoms were evaluated by means of the AMP-system and the(More)
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