Effects of biperiden and amantadine on memory in medicated chronic schizophrenic patients. A Double-blind cross-over study.

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BACKGROUND The effects on memory of an anticholinergic (biperiden) and a dopaminergic (amantadine) anti-Parkinsonian agent were compared. METHOD Twenty-six chronically medicated schizophrenic (DSM-III-R) in-patients received amantadine (200 mg/day) or biperiden (4 mg/day) for two weeks in a double-blind cross-over design. RESULTS Biperiden treatment was… (More)

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@article{Silver1995EffectsOB, title={Effects of biperiden and amantadine on memory in medicated chronic schizophrenic patients. A Double-blind cross-over study.}, author={Henry Silver and Nabil Geraisy}, journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science}, year={1995}, volume={166 2}, pages={241-3} }