Cognitive impairment and cerebral atrophy in "heavy drinkers".

  title={Cognitive impairment and cerebral atrophy in "heavy drinkers".},
  author={Maria Teresa Ratti and Debora Soragna and Luisella Sibilla and Anna Giardini and A Albergati and Faustino Savoldi and Paola Bo},
  journal={Progress in neuro-psychopharmacology & biological psychiatry},
  volume={23 2},
1. Aim of the work was to verify the following three hypotheses in alcoholics: a) right hemisphere; b) diffuse brain deficit; c) anterior brain deficit, by means of a neuropsychological and a neuroradiological assessment. 2. 15 alcoholic right-hand male subjects and 15 matched controls were enrolled in the study. 3. Specifically designed neuropsychological testing was performed to investigate logical abilities, selective attention and memory. 4. Neurological investigation was performed by a… CONTINUE READING
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