Bulletin of Experimental Biology and Medicine

, Volume 125, Issue 1, pp 84–86 | Cite as

Thiamin content in the organism during acute alcoholic psychosis

  • P. I. Sidorov
  • E. R. Boiko
  • A. G. Solov'ev
  • I. A. Kirpich
Experimental Methods for Clinical Practice
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Abstract

Acute alcoholic psychosis is associated with a decrease in the vitamin B1 content in the body and suppression of transketolase. After arrest of psychotic state, metabolic parameters reflecting thiamin content do not normalize for at least one week.

Key Words

thiamin transketolase vitamin content in organism acute alcohol psychosis 

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. I. Sidorov
    • 1
  • E. R. Boiko
    • 1
  • A. G. Solov'ev
    • 1
  • I. A. Kirpich
    • 1
  1. 1.Archangelsk State Medical AcademyArchangelskUSSR

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