The effect on memory of chronic prednisone treatment in patients with systemic disease

  title={The effect on memory of chronic prednisone treatment in patients with systemic disease},
  author={Patricia A. Keenan and Mark W. Jacobson and Roohallah Soleymani and Maureen D. Mayes and M E Stress and D T Yaldoo},
  pages={1396 - 1402}
There have been no systematic investigations of the effects of glucocorticoid treatment on memory in a clinical population despite experimental and clinical evidence that such treatment could cause memory disturbance.We conducted both cross-sectional and longitudinal studies. In Study 1, we administered tests of both hippocampal-dependent explicit memory and hippocampal-independent implicit memory to twenty-five prednisone-treated patients with systemic disease without CNS involvement and 25… 

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