Effects of Recent Alcohol Consumption Level on Neurocognitive Performance in HIV+ Individuals

Authors: Kara R Douglas-Newman, Rachel V Smith, Mary V Spiers, Timothy Pond, Henry R Kranzler

Journal: Addictive Disorders & Their Treatment

Year Published: 2017

Objectives: Although HIV+ individuals may be at increased risk of alcohol-related cognitive impairment, the relations between drinking level and cognitive performance in these individuals are not well understood. We examined whether higher levels of recent drinking […]

Driving While Drinking: Performance Impairments Resulting From Social Drinking

Authors: Samuel G Charlton, Nicola J Starkey

Journal: Accident Analysis & Prevention

Year Published: 2015

Previous research has shown that the effects of alcohol on drivers’ performance can differ depending on whether blood alcohol concentrations are increasing or decreasing. The present research used a more ecologically representative alcohol consumption protocol in […]

Qualitative similarities in cognitive impairment associated with 24 h of sustained wakefulness and a blood alcohol concentration of 0.05%

Authors: Marina G Falleti, Paul Maruff, Alexander Collie, David G Darby, Michael McStephen

Journal: Journal of Sleep Research

Year Published: 2003

Previous studies that have quantified fatigue-related cognitive impairment as blood alcohol concentration (BAC) equivalents have been limited by two issues: the effect of practice on tests of cognition and, more importantly, the statistic used to quantify […]

Cognitive impairment in Aboriginal people with heavy episodic patterns of alcohol use

Authors: Sheree Cairney, Alan Clough, Muriel Jaragba, Paul Maruff

Journal: Addiction

Year Published: 2007

Background: With chronic alcohol abuse, cognitive studies suggest that progressive cognitive decline may precede more serious and irreversible neurological syndromes. The early detection of cognitive impairment may therefore aid in the prevention of permanent brain damage. […]

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