Dementia as a neuropsychological consequence of chronic occupational exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs).

@article{Trster1991DementiaAA,
  title={Dementia as a neuropsychological consequence of chronic occupational exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs).},
  author={Alexander I Tr{\"o}ster and Ronald M. Ruff and David P. Watson},
  journal={Archives of clinical neuropsychology : the official journal of the National Academy of Neuropsychologists},
  year={1991},
  volume={6 4},
  pages={301-18}
}
Previous epidemiological and clinical studies of humans exposed to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) indicate that the majority of patients have neurological complaints (e.g., headache, vertigo, paresthesias, poor memory and concentration, fatigue, depression). Since only a small minority of PCB-exposed patients demonstrate abnormalities on objective neurological measures (e.g., CT-scans, EEC, nerve conduction velocity), it is particularly unfortunate that objective neuropsychological data has… CONTINUE READING

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