Benzodiazepine Receptor Ligands, Memory and Information Processing: Psychometric, Psychopharmacological and Clinical Issues

Benzodiazepine Receptor Ligands, Memory and Information Processing: Psychometric, Psychopharmacological and Clinical Issues

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642732904
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 12/10/2011
Series: Psychopharmacology Series , #6
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1988
Pages: 317
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Theoretical Aspects of Memory and Information Processing.- Models of Memory: Information Processing.- Measuring Memory.- Drugs and Information Processing in Skilled Performance.- Measures of Memory and Information Processing in Elderly Volunteers.- Psychometric Assessment of Drug Effects.- Assessment of the Effects of Drugs on Memory.- Information Processing, Critical Flicker Fusion Threshold and Benzodiazepines: Results and Speculations.- Individual Differences in Benzodiazepine-Induced Changes of Memory.- Clinical and Psychological Aspects of Memory Dysfunction.- Clinical Relevance of Effects of Benzodiazepines on Learning and Memory.- The Effect of Anxiolytic Drugs on Memory in Anxious Subjects.- Sleep and Memory.- Benzodiazepine-Induced Amnesia and Anaesthetic Practice: A Review.- Benzodiazepines, Memory and Information Processing.- Lormetazepam, Memory and Information Processing: A Review.- Anterograde and Retrograde Amnesia after Lormetazepam and Flunitrazepam.- Reversal by Caffeine of Triazolam-Induced Impairment of Waking Function.- ?-Carbolines and Benzodiazepine Antagonist Actions on Memory and Vigilance.- Bidirectional Nature of Benzodiazepine Receptor Ligands Extends to Effects on Vigilance.- Animal Model Studies of Benzodiazepine-Induced Amnesia.- ?-Carbolines as Tools in Memory Research. Animal Data and Speculations.- ?-Carbolines as Tools in Memory Research: Human Data with the ?-Carboline ZK 93426.- Benzodiazepine Receptor Ligands: Tools for Memory Research in Clinical Pharmacology.- Résumé.- Benzodiazepine Receptor Ligands, Memory and Information Processing: Issues, Comments and Prospects.- Author Index.

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