Combined effects of alcohol and sleep deprivation in normal young adults

  title={Combined effects of alcohol and sleep deprivation in normal young adults},
  author={Shirley C. Peeke and Enoch Callaway and Reese Jones and George C. Stone and Joseph Doyle},
The effect of combining sleep deprivation and moderate alcohol consumption in male college students differed from the effects of each treatment alone. Following either alcohol or sleep deprivation, there was mild performance impairment, decreased alertness and reduced amplitude and increased latency of cortical evoked potential (EP) components. Heart rate increased after alcohol and anxiety increased after sleep deprivation. When alcohol and sleep deprivation were combined, antagonistic effects… CONTINUE READING

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