Eye movement effects of diazepam in sons of alcoholic fathers and male control subjects.

@article{Cowley1994EyeME,
  title={Eye movement effects of diazepam in sons of alcoholic fathers and male control subjects.},
  author={Deborah S Cowley and Peter P. Roy-Byrne and Allen Radant and Daniel W. Hommer and David J Greenblatt and Peter Paul Vitaliano and C Godon},
  journal={Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research},
  year={1994},
  volume={18 2},
  pages={324-32}
}
Both animal and human studies suggest that the GABA-benzodiazepine receptor complex may be involved in the acute effects of ethanol, as well as the development of tolerance and dependence with chronic ethanol use. The current study was performed to assess sensitivity to benzodiazepines, and thus the functional sensitivity of the GABA-benzodiazepine receptor system, in subjects at high risk for alcoholism. Sons of alcoholic fathers (SOAs; n = 27) were compared with male controls without a family… CONTINUE READING

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