Chronic alcoholism and the frontal lobe: which executive functions are imparied?

@article{Ratti2002ChronicAA,
  title={Chronic alcoholism and the frontal lobe: which executive functions are imparied?},
  author={Maria Teresa Ratti and Paola Bo and Anna Giardini and Debora Soragna},
  journal={Acta neurologica Scandinavica},
  year={2002},
  volume={105 4},
  pages={276-81}
}
OBJECTIVE Over the last decade, various hypotheses have been advanced concerning the cognitive functions affected by chronic alcoholism. The aim of this study was to identify the pattern of executive function impairment in chronic alcoholism, shedding light on possible differences between specific functions related to the frontal lobe. METHODS Twenty-two male alcoholics and 22 controls, matched for age, educational level and IQ, were enrolled in the study. MMPI and a battery of… CONTINUE READING

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