Mismatch negativity: no difference between treatment-naive alcoholics and controls.

@article{Fein2004MismatchNN,
  title={Mismatch negativity: no difference between treatment-naive alcoholics and controls.},
  author={George Fein and Shannon Elizabeth McGillivray and Peter Finn},
  journal={Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research},
  year={2004},
  volume={28 12},
  pages={1861-6}
}
BACKGROUND Several studies have examined the mismatch negativity (MMN) evoked potential as a measure of a brain inhibitory deficit in alcoholics or those at risk for alcoholism. This study examined MMN in actively drinking treatment-naive alcohol-dependent individuals. This study examined the association of MMN with risk factors for alcoholism, postalcohol withdrawal hyperexcitability, and alcohol use variables. METHODS Electroencephalograms were gathered on 84 subjects (42 controls and 42… CONTINUE READING