Activity, Drugs, and Substance Use

  • Warren W. Tryon
Part of the Applied Clinical Psychology book series (NSSB)


Pharmacologic agents can either increase or decrease daytime or nighttime activity in desired or undesired ways. Carryover effects are possible, wherein medications that reduce nighttime motility may also produce daytime lethargy while drugs that stimulate daytime activity may interfere with sleep. Only some of these issues have been addressed to date.


Tardive Dyskinesia Daytime Activity Psychomotor Agitation Neuroleptic Medication Nighttime Activity 


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Warren W. Tryon
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  1. 1.Fordham UniversityBronxUSA

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