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Effects of DDAVP on movement planning and execution processes in healthy young adults.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2052484     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This study investigated the effects of an acute dose of DDAVP on speed and consistency of planning and execution of simple and complex movements in healthy young adults. A simple reaction time task (SRT), a simple movement task (SMT), and a complex movement task (CMT) were performed with and without a 0.6 ml intranasal dose (60 micrograms) of DDAVP. Results indicated DDAVP-treated individuals planned and executed CMT and SRT tasks faster and more consistently than did placebo-treated subjects. There were nonsignificant DDAVP effects on speed and variability of both RT and MT processes involved in the SMT.
J S Carter; H G Williams; J M Davis; R A Rotter; M E Clancy
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Clinical Trial; Controlled Clinical Trial; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Peptides     Volume:  12     ISSN:  0196-9781     ISO Abbreviation:  Peptides     Publication Date:    1991 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-07-22     Completed Date:  1991-07-22     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8008690     Medline TA:  Peptides     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208.
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MeSH Terms
Deamino Arginine Vasopressin / pharmacology*
Psychomotor Performance / drug effects*
Reaction Time / drug effects
Reference Values
Reg. No./Substance:
16679-58-6/Deamino Arginine Vasopressin

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