Neuropsychological changes during steady‐state drug use, withdrawal and abstinence in primary benzodiazepine‐dependent patients

@article{Tnne1995NeuropsychologicalCD,
  title={Neuropsychological changes during steady‐state drug use, withdrawal and abstinence in primary benzodiazepine‐dependent patients},
  author={U. T{\"o}nne and A. Hiltunen and B. Vikander and K. Engelbrektsson and H. Bergman and I. Bergman and H. Leifman and S. Borg},
  journal={Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica},
  year={1995},
  volume={91}
}
Impairment on neuropsychological tests during steady‐state drug use and withdrawal, and after discontinuation of benzodiazepines, was studied in primary benzodiazepine‐dependent patients. One group of patients was tested before and the other group after the initiation of a gradual tapering‐off of the drug, and both groups were tested approximately 1 year later. At the initial assessment, both groups of patients showed impairment on most of the tests of general intelligence and on several of the… Expand
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