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Document ID (ISN)26288
CIS number 76-1974
ISSN - Serial title 0009-9309 - Clinical Toxicology
Year 1976
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Levin H.S., Rodnitzky R.L.
Title Behavioral effects of organophosphate pesticides in man.
Bibliographic information 1976, Vol.9, No.3, p.391-405. 32 ref.
Abstract This literature survey discusses: cognitive impairment in organophosphate toxicity (vigilance, information processing and psychomotor speed, memory), effects on language, psychopathology (depression, schizophrenic syndrome, anxiety and irritability), electroencephalographic changes and epidemiologic evidence. The few studies of asymptomatic workers at risk from repeated exposure to the pesticides have produced only equivocal findings concerning the presence of less severe or latent forms of these behavioural abnormalities.
Descriptors (primary) organophosphorus compounds; neuropsychic effects; toxicology; pesticides
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; cognitive performance; schizophrenia; anxiety; epidemiologic study; disturbances of memory; electroencephalographic changes; perceptual-motor performance; depressive neurosis
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the nervous system
Agricultural chemicals