Zolpidem Might Assist Patients With Akinetic Mutism
A new study finds that zolpidem, temporarily improved brain function in a patient suffering from akinetic mutism. The patient was able to communicate// , walk, and eat without assistance after receiving the drug for a bout of insomnia.
Zolpidem is a drug normally used to treat insomnia.
Insomnia drug can improve brain function
...tine Brefel-Courbon, M.D., of the University Hospital in Toulouse, France, researchers conducted a study of a 48 year-old woman who developed akinetic mutism
due to oxygen deprivation to her brain following an attempted suicide by hanging. The patient was totally dependent, unable to speak or walk, and was ...
Selective mutism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
(SM) is a childhood anxiety disorder in which a person who is normally capable of speech is unable to speak in given situations, or to specific people.
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