Cognitive Effects of Long-Term Benzodiazepine Use

  title={Cognitive Effects of Long-Term Benzodiazepine Use},
  author={Melinda J Barker and Kenneth Mark Greenwood and Martin Jackson and Simon F. Crowe},
  journal={CNS Drugs},
AbstractIntroduction: While benzodiazepines are the most widely used psychotropic drugs, there are relatively few studies that have examined deficits in cognitive functioning after long-term use. The literature that is available is difficult to interpret due to conflicting results as well as a variety of methodological flaws. Objective: To systematically evaluate and integrate the available research findings to determine the effect of long-term benzodiazepine use on cognitive functioning using… 
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