Drug effects on psychomotor performance by Randall C. Baselt

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Published by Biomedical Publications in Foster City, Calif .

Written in English

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  • Psychomotor Performance -- drug effects,
  • Dose-Response Relationship, Drug,
  • Pharmaceutical Preparations -- adverse effects

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementRandall C. Baselt.
LC ClassificationsRM315 .B353 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 475 p. ;
Number of Pages475
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17841105M
ISBN 100962652342
LC Control Number00133235

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Randall Baselt concisely covers toxicological information with blood level correlationfor psychoactive drugs. This book is a companion to "Disposition of toxic drugs and chemicals in man", the mainstay reference book for toxicological data.

If I could only buy one book, "Disposition Cited by: The CNS effects of each drug are described, with a particular focus on effects on psychomotor performance.

Other side effects are also described, such as agitation, insomnia, and anxiety. A list of published articles supporting the findings described is included. It would have been of greater benefit to the clinician if the author had included Author: Robert Cancro. Drug effects on psychomotor performance.

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Hardback $ Add. Br.J. clin. Pharmac.(), 7, 61SS EFFECTS OF BENZODIAZEPINES ON PSYCHOMOTOR PERFORMANCE J.R. WITTENBORN Rutgers University, NewBrunswick, NewJersey I The literature relating to the effects ofbenzodiazepines on psychomotor performance is critically reviewed. Baselt RC () Drug effects and psychomotor performance.

Biomedical Publications, Foster City, p Google Scholar Hindmarch I () Psychomotor function and psychoactive drugs. Robust subjective and cardiovascular effects were observed, while psychomotor performance changes were modest.

THC potency was selected to closely represent current mean illicit cannabis potency in seized US drugs, which increased from % in to % in (35).

Drug Effects on Psychomotor Performance, Biomedical Publications, Foster City, CA,ISBN In summary, it can be concluded that sleep deprivation has a major impairing effect on cognitive and psychomotor performance.

Low doses of MDMA generally failed to affect performance but produced some stimulatory effect on rapid information processing at the highest dose. MDMA increased ratings of positive mood and alertness. Kuypers, K.P. et al. MDMA and alcohol effects, combined and alone, on objective and subjective measures of actual driving performance and psychomotor function.

Psychopharmacology (Berl) () Kuypers, K.P. et al. Acute effects of nocturnal doses of MDMA on measures of impulsivity and psychomotor performance throughout the night. Hindmarch I () The effects of psychoactive drugs on car handling and related psychomotor ability: a review. In: O'Hanlon JF, de Gier JJ (eds) Drugs and driving.

Taylor and Francis, London, pp 71– Covering most of the commonly prescribed, centrally acting drugs, and a wide range of illicit drugs, the book contains monographs.

The format will be familiar to users of Baselt's original work. Title Review of: Drug Effects on Psychomotor Performance Symposium,Cited by: 1. Title: Effects of Sleep Medications on Cognition, Psychomotor Skills, Memory and Driving Performance in the Elderly VOLUME: 3 ISSUE: 4 Author(s):Joris C.

Verster, Edmund R. Volkerts, D. Warren Spence, Chris Alford and Seithikurippu R. Pandi-Perumal Affiliation:Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Psychopharmacology, University of Utrecht, PO BOXTB, Utrecht.

Cognitive and Psychomotor Performance During Alcohol Hangover Author(s): Jonathan Ling, Richard Stephens, Thomas M. Heffernan. Department of Pharmacy, Health and Wellbeing, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sunderland, Chester Road, Sunderland, SR2 7PT, UK.

Tricyclic antidepressants Tricyclic antidepressants (TCA) have been shown to impair psychomotor function, motor coordination, and open-road driving.

Common side effects of tricyclic antidepressants that may impair driving performance include sedation, blurred vision, orthostatic hypotension, tremor, excitement, and heart palpitation. effects on psychomotor performance effects; driving simulator and epidemiology studies; and drug recognition evaluation profiles.

Each Fact Sheet concludes with general statements about the drugs’ ability to impair driving performance. The authors strongly believe that all the above information needs to be taken into account when evaluating a.

Foster City, CA The intent of this work is to present in a single concise volume an overview of the current state of knowledge with regard to the psychomotor performance effects of therapeutic agents and abused substances. But using performance-enhancing drugs (doping) has risks.

Take the time to learn about the potential benefits, the health risks and the many unknowns regarding so-called performance-enhancing drugs such as anabolic steroids, androstenedione, human growth.

RESIDUAL NEXT-DAY EFFECTS OF ALPRAZOLAM ON PSYCHOMOTOR PERFORMANCE AND SIMULATED DRIVING IN HEALTHY NORMAL VOLUNTEERS The prevalence of drugged driving has increased in the United States, and some prescription medications (e.g., zolpidem) cause impairment after the predicted duration of therapeutic action has elapsed.

Marijuana is complex chemically and not yet fully understood, but it is not a narcotic. Like alcohol, marijuana acts as both stimulant and depressant, but it lingers in body organs longer than alcohol. Smoking marijuana can injure mucosal tissue and may have more carcinogenic potential than tobacco.

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Aripiprazole alone did not occasion methamphetamine-appropriate responding or produce subject-rated effects but modestly impaired performance. Administration of aripiprazole significantly attenuated the discriminative-stimulus and cardiovascular effects of methamphetamine, as well as some of the subject-rated drug effects.

The findings reported indicate that marijuana impairs complex psychomotor performance for up to 24 hours after smoking a low to moderate social dose. The results also indicate that marijuana and other factors such as task difficulty and aging act to cumulatively impair performance.

Stimulants (also often referred to as psychostimulants or colloquially as uppers) is an overarching term that covers many drugs including those that increase activity of the central nervous system and the body, drugs that are pleasurable and invigorating, or drugs that have sympathomimetic effects.

Stimulants are widely used throughout the world as prescription medicines as well as without a. This randomized, double‐blind, placebo‐controlled crossover study was conducted to evaluate next‐day sleepiness and psychomotor performance following the administration of antihistamines.

Twenty‐two healthy male participants participated in four drug administration sessions with more than a 1‐week interval between the sessions. Thus performance areas as tracking, psychomotor skills, reaction time, visual functions, attention, en-/decoding and performance in simulated or real driving experiments are involved.

In each of these performance areas significant deterioration in dependency on the postsmoking interval - that is to say on the THC-concentration in plasma - is.

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The concluding chapter, a joint effort of four authors, examines the impact of four major factors upon psychomotor performance effectiveness.

These factors are environmental stressors, time/work fatigue, toxic and drug effects, and task loading. (LB). A) it produces the same neuropharmacological effects as these narcotics. B) it produces the same behavioral effects as these narcotics.

C) it produced the same subjective effects as these narcotics. D) according to public opinion, the drug was associated with corruption and crime. However, on subjective parameters, there was a significant effect.

The side-effects observed were dryness of mouth with the nortriptyline and nausea and headache with fluvoxamine.

Conclusion: Fluvoxamine is a better antidepressant drug in comparison with nortriptyline as it causes a less impairment of psychomotor functions. Introduction. Abstract. The effects of four doses of alcohol ( g/kg–1 g/kg) and placebo on a standard test battery of cognitive and psychomotor performance are described The tests included critical flicker fusion threshold, choice reaction time, tracking and memory scanning The results of this experiment are compared with those of a number of similar studies which examined the effects of other.

Disorders related to the misuse of certain drugs represent not only a worldwide public health problem, but also an economic and social issue.

Adolescents and children represent the most vulnerable population for drug consumption and addiction.

At this early stage in life, a crucial phase of the neurodevelopmental process, substance abuse can induce brain plasticity mechanisms that may. The effect of group (patients vs. controls) differences upon psychomotor task performance and immune markers was first examined, followed by models to examine the association between immune.

Effects of Antianxiety Drug and Personality on Stress‐Inducing Psychomotor Performance Test. SHIGEYUKI NAKANO M.D. Department of Pharmacology, Ehime University School of Medicine, Ehime, Japan. Search for more papers by this author. NOBUYA OGAWA M.D.

all cognitive performance tests, including tests that have proven to be sensitive to sleep deprivation [i.e., from tests of vigilance (16) to creative thinking (15)]. A second criterion for an effective neurobehavioral assay of human sleep depriva-Psychomotor Vigilance Performance 41 KushidaCLINICAL_CH_Dorria_R2 10/12/04 AM Page The Report of the National Commission on Marihuana and Drug Abuse.

Acute Effects of Marihuana (Delta 9 THC) EFFECTS ON MENTATION AND PSYCHOMOTOR PERFORMANCE. Characteristically, intoxication with psychoactive materials effect psychomotor and mental functions.

It is apparent from the subjective assertions of users and a wide range of. Up to now, six controlled studies examining performance on a variety of cognitive, psychomotor, and memory tests found no significant sex differences on any of the administered tests [56][57][. Figure 1.

Time course of the effects of placebo-oxygen, 15% and 30% end-tidal nitrous oxide, and % and % end-tidal sevoflurane on drug-effect strength ratings. Each time point is the mean for 12 volunteers.

The scale ranged from 1 (no drug effect) to 5 (strong drug effect).Drug of abuse (feel powerful) Euphoria (due to dopamine) Tachycardia Death from: HTN (vasoconstriction from NE action), hyperthermia (vasoconstriction → can't get rid of body heat) from acute use ACUTE TOXICITY-Cardiac problems: acute MI due to vasoconstriction of coronaries, arrhythmias, rupture of asc.

aorta (ultra high BP), CVA. Resp: rhinorrhea.Results: The effects of GHB on cognitive, psychomotor and driving performance are dose-related in experimental studies. In real cases of driving under the influence of GHB, severe impairment is.

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