Jan 1, 1976

Personality-specfic action of a tranquilizer (author's transl)

Arzneimittel-Forschung
R Richter, V Hobi

Abstract

23 emotionally lable and 22 emotionally stable subjects wefe selected from a total smaple of 147 students by three personality inventories (FPI, GT, MPI). In a 2(3)-factor design the following effects of a single dose of 1.5 mg bromazepam p.o. against placebo were found: whereas the fine-motor activity (tapping, line-tracing) was stabilized independently of personality traits, the performance in attention tests (d2, choice-reaction time) was decreased in the emotionally stable group. In the emotionally lable group, i.e. in those subjects for whom bromazepam could therapeutically be indicated, an advantageous effect on performance in these tests was possible. The following variables were not affected by personality or medication: after-image of spiral rotor, critical flicker fusion (CFF), taking-task

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Molecular Motor Activity
Photopsia
Bromazepam
Motor Skills
Anti-Anxiety Effect
Flicker bird
Bromazep von ct
Tranquilizing Agents
Hypnotics and Sedatives
Mood (Psychological Function)

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