Differential effects of acute diazepam on emotional and neutral memory tasks in acutely hospitalized depressed patients

@article{Delgado2005DifferentialEO,
  title={Differential effects of acute diazepam on emotional and neutral memory tasks in acutely hospitalized depressed patients},
  author={Vera Beatriz Delgado and Ivan Antonio Izquierdo and M{\'a}rcia LF Chaves},
  journal={Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment},
  year={2005},
  volume={1},
  pages={269 - 275}
}
With the hypothesis that depression affects memory through a mechanism other than that of the benzodiazepines, the present study evaluated the acute effect of diazepam 10 mg upon explicit memory in patients with major depression. A double-blind, placebo (starch 50 mg) controlled experiment was carried out with 19 patients randomly divided into diazepam (n = 10) and placebo (n = 9) groups. They were evaluated by the Mini-Mental State Examination, and tests were conducted for immediate and… CONTINUE READING

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