Static and dynamic pupillometry for determination of the course of gradual detoxification of opiate-addicted patients

@article{Grnberger1990StaticAD,
  title={Static and dynamic pupillometry for determination of the course of gradual detoxification of opiate-addicted patients},
  author={Josef Gr{\"u}nberger and Leo Linzmayer and George Fodor and Otto Presslich and M. Praitner and Norbert Loimer},
  journal={European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience},
  year={1990},
  volume={240},
  pages={109-112}
}
In order to assess the course of methadone (Heptadone) substitution therapy, 29 inpatients at the Vienna Psychiatric University Clinic (21 males, mean age=27 years, SD 4 years; 8 females, mean age 29.75 years, SD 5.28 years) who were addicted to opium tea or to a mixture of opium and heroin were investigated by means of computer-assisted “static”- and “light-evoked dynamic” pupillometry. Pupillary measurements were carried out before the start of withdrawal, on the 2nd day 48 h after the… CONTINUE READING