d-Cycloserine enhances implicit memory in Alzheimer patients.

  title={d-Cycloserine enhances implicit memory in Alzheimer patients.},
  author={Barbara L. Schwartz and S Hashtroudi and Robert L. Herting and Pat Schwartz and Stephen I. Deutsch},
  volume={46 2},
We tested the ability of d-cycloserine, a partial glycine agonist acting at the N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor complex, to improve implicit memory in Alzheimer patients in a parallel-group, placebo-controlled, double-blind study. One-hundred eight patients with probable Alzheimer's disease of mild to moderate severity received d-cycloserine (5, 15, or 50 mg) or placebo twice daily for 10 weeks. We then evaluated their ability to identify perceptually degraded words, some of which were… CONTINUE READING

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