Effect of treatment with diazepam or lithium and alcohol on psychomotor skills related to driving

@article{Linnoila1974EffectOT,
  title={Effect of treatment with diazepam or lithium and alcohol on psychomotor skills related to driving},
  author={M. Linnoila and I. Saario and M. Maki},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology},
  year={1974},
  volume={7},
  pages={337-342}
}
  • M. Linnoila, I. Saario, M. Maki
  • Published 1974
  • Medicine
  • European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology
  • SummaryThe effects of diazepam, 5 mg t. i. d., or lithium administered for two weeks on psychomotor skills was examined in 20 healthy male volunteers. The drugs were administered either with alcohol 0.5 g/kg or a placebo. Psychomotor skills were measured by a choice reaction test, two co-ordination tests and an attention test. Serum drug concentrations and blood alcohol levels were also measured. Alcohol impaired all the psychomotor factors tested. Diazepam improved choice reaction performance… CONTINUE READING

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