The Effects of Quetiapine on Sleep in Recovering Alcohol-Dependent Subjects A Pilot Study

21 de abril de 20141min

Subhajit Chakravorty, Alexandra L. Hanlon, Samuel T. Kuna, Richard J. Ross, Kyle M. Kampman, Lauren M. Witte,  Michael L. Perlis and David W. Oslin.  reamstimefree 008

Insomnia is common in recovering alcohol-dependent (AD) patients and occurs at a rate that is 6 times higher than the 10% prevalence reported in the general population. The consequences of insomnia include daytime sleepiness, fatigue, mood and anxiety symptoms, and an increased risk of relapse in alcohol dependence. Because of the risk for dependence of approved hypnotic medications, other medications are commonly used to treat insomnia ‘‘off-label.’

Acesse: The_Effects_of_Quetiapine_on_Sleep_in_Recovering.99449.pdf

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A Unidade de Pesquisa em álcool e Drogas (UNIAD) foi fundada em 1994 pelo Prof. Dr. Ronaldo Laranjeira e John Dunn, recém-chegados da Inglaterra. A criação contou, na época, com o apoio do Departamento de Psiquiatria da UNIFESP. Inicialmente (1994-1996) funcionou dentro do Complexo Hospital São Paulo, com o objetivo de atender funcionários dependentes.