Physiological and focal cerebellar substrates of abnormal postural sway and tremor in alcoholic women.

@article{Sullivan2010PhysiologicalAF,
  title={Physiological and focal cerebellar substrates of abnormal postural sway and tremor in alcoholic women.},
  author={Edith V. Sullivan and Jessica Rose and Adolf Pfefferbaum},
  journal={Biological psychiatry},
  year={2010},
  volume={67 1},
  pages={44-51}
}
BACKGROUND Posturography analysis of static balance reveals marked sway and tremor in sober alcoholic men related to anterior vermis volume but can be attenuated by simple visual or tactile cues or alterations in stance. Whether alcoholic women, whose ataxia can persist with prolonged sobriety, exhibit the same physiological signature of balance instability and relation to cerebellar vermian volume as alcoholic men or can benefit from stabilizing factors is unknown. METHODS Groups comprised… CONTINUE READING

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