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The effects of 0.8 g alcohol kg-1 on CNS processes as reflected in EEG changes were studied in controlled experiments in 14 subjects in relation to BAC levels. A Two Period Change-Over Design with repeated trials over time allowed us to ascertain the time course and to isolate alcohol-induced changes from diurnal variations and effects of sequence and(More)
In context with a study on tardive dyskinesia in a psychiatric clinic, two ward psychiatrists rated patients with respect to extrapyramidal dyskinetic reactions. (Age, sex, type of neuroleptic treatment and diagnosis were taken into account.) Few multiple dyskinesias have been found. When they occur at all then predominantly in the area of head and limbs;(More)
646 patients of a psychiatric clinic (272 m, 374 f) have been examined for tardive dyskinesia by two physicians, a neurologist and a psychiatrist. 192 patients exhibited some dyskinetic disturbances (32%). Thus the prevalence in this sample is rather high. The applied rating scale has proved successful (interrater reliability of .88). A year later the same(More)
The reported prevalence of tardive dyskinesia (TD) widely ranges from 0.5% to 70%. This variability is probably due to many factors, including different patient characteristics, drug treatment exposures, and investigator biases. The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence, severity, and symptom type of TD in all 646 patients residing in a(More)
Befuraline, a new antidepressant drug, was studied in twenty-nine inpatients with unipolar endogenous depression. The evaluation of patients' condition was made on four different study periods by two assessors using the HDRS, the Beck depression inventory and von Zerssen depression scale. Befuraline, given in oral doses of between 100 and 300 mg/day(More)
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