Joris C Verster

Summary

Affiliation: Utrecht University
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The alcohol hangover--a puzzling phenomenon
    Joris C Verster
    University of Utrecht, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Psychopharmacology, 3508 TB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Alcohol Alcohol 43:124-6. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Treatment and prevention of alcohol hangover
    Joris C Verster
    Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Division of Pharmacology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Curr Drug Abuse Rev 3:103-9. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Hypnotics and driving safety: meta-analyses of randomized controlled trials applying the on-the-road driving test
    Joris C Verster
    Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Psychopharmacology, University of Utrecht, PO Box 80082, 3508 TB, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Curr Drug Saf 1:63-71. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Zolpidem and traffic safety - the importance of treatment compliance
    Joris C Verster
    University of Utrecht, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Psychopharmacology, P O BOX 80082, 3508 TB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Curr Drug Saf 2:220-6. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Methylphenidate significantly improves driving performance of adults with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder: a randomized crossover trial
    Joris C Verster
    Section Psychopharmacology, Faculty of Science, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Psychopharmacol 22:230-7. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Effects of alcohol hangover on simulated highway driving performance
    Joris C Verster
    Division of Pharmacology, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Utrecht University, Universiteitsweg 99, 3584 CG, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 231:2999-3008. 2014
  7. pmc Standard operation procedures for conducting the on-the-road driving test, and measurement of the standard deviation of lateral position (SDLP)
    Joris C Verster
    Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Division of Pharmacology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Int J Gen Med 4:359-71. 2011
  8. pmc Positive effects of Red Bull® Energy Drink on driving performance during prolonged driving
    Monique A J Mets
    Division of Pharmacology, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Utrecht University, P O BOX 80082, 3508 TB, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 214:737-45. 2011
  9. pmc Alcohol mixed with energy drinks: methodology and design of the Utrecht Student Survey
    Lydia de Haan
    Utrecht University, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Division of Pharmacology, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Int J Gen Med 5:889-98. 2012
  10. pmc Effects of consuming alcohol mixed with energy drinks versus consuming alcohol only on overall alcohol consumption and negative alcohol-related consequences
    Lydia de Haan
    Utrecht University, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Division of Pharmacology, Utrecht
    Int J Gen Med 5:953-60. 2012

Detail Information

Publications55

  1. doi request reprint The alcohol hangover--a puzzling phenomenon
    Joris C Verster
    University of Utrecht, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Psychopharmacology, 3508 TB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Alcohol Alcohol 43:124-6. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Treatment and prevention of alcohol hangover
    Joris C Verster
    Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Division of Pharmacology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Curr Drug Abuse Rev 3:103-9. 2010
    ..Future studies should elucidate the pathology of alcohol hangover. Until then, it is unlikely that an effective hangover cure will be developed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Hypnotics and driving safety: meta-analyses of randomized controlled trials applying the on-the-road driving test
    Joris C Verster
    Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Psychopharmacology, University of Utrecht, PO Box 80082, 3508 TB, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Curr Drug Saf 1:63-71. 2006
    ..Many people who use hypnotics are outpatients and are likely to drive a car the day after drug intake. The purpose of these meta-analyses was to determine whether or not this is safe...
  4. ncbi request reprint Zolpidem and traffic safety - the importance of treatment compliance
    Joris C Verster
    University of Utrecht, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Psychopharmacology, P O BOX 80082, 3508 TB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Curr Drug Saf 2:220-6. 2007
    ..However, to ensure traffic safety higher dosages than recommended (10 mg) or allowing less than 8 hours between zolpidem intake and actual operation of a motor vehicle should be avoided...
  5. doi request reprint Methylphenidate significantly improves driving performance of adults with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder: a randomized crossover trial
    Joris C Verster
    Section Psychopharmacology, Faculty of Science, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Psychopharmacol 22:230-7. 2008
    ..05 km/h, 95% CI = -0.4 to 0.2, P = 0.70). Among adults with ADHD, with a history of a positive clinical response to methylphenidate, methylphenidate significantly improves driving performance...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effects of alcohol hangover on simulated highway driving performance
    Joris C Verster
    Division of Pharmacology, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Utrecht University, Universiteitsweg 99, 3584 CG, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 231:2999-3008. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of alcohol hangover on simulated highway driving performance...
  7. pmc Standard operation procedures for conducting the on-the-road driving test, and measurement of the standard deviation of lateral position (SDLP)
    Joris C Verster
    Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Division of Pharmacology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Int J Gen Med 4:359-71. 2011
    ..It is important that standard operation procedures are applied to conduct the test and analyze the data in order to allow comparisons between studies from different sites...
  8. pmc Positive effects of Red Bull® Energy Drink on driving performance during prolonged driving
    Monique A J Mets
    Division of Pharmacology, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Utrecht University, P O BOX 80082, 3508 TB, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 214:737-45. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine if Red Bull® Energy Drink can counteract sleepiness and driving impairment during prolonged driving...
  9. pmc Alcohol mixed with energy drinks: methodology and design of the Utrecht Student Survey
    Lydia de Haan
    Utrecht University, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Division of Pharmacology, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Int J Gen Med 5:889-98. 2012
    ..The Utrecht Student Survey will be replicated in the USA, Australia, and the UK. Results will be pooled, but also examined for possible cross-cultural differences...
  10. pmc Effects of consuming alcohol mixed with energy drinks versus consuming alcohol only on overall alcohol consumption and negative alcohol-related consequences
    Lydia de Haan
    Utrecht University, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Division of Pharmacology, Utrecht
    Int J Gen Med 5:953-60. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to examine differences in alcohol consumption and its consequences when consumed alone and when mixed with energy drinks...
  11. pmc Consumer satisfaction and efficacy of the hangover cure after-effect(©)
    J C Verster
    Division of Pharmacology, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Utrecht University, Universiteitsweg 99, 3584 CG Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Adv Prev Med 2012:617942. 2012
    ..In conclusion, consumer satisfaction and hangover severity scores suggest that After-Effect(©) may be effective in reducing alcohol hangover. However, controlled, double-blind clinical trials should confirm these findings...
  12. pmc The RT-18: a new screening tool to assess young adult risk-taking behavior
    Lydia de Haan
    Division of Pharmacology, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Utrecht University
    Int J Gen Med 4:575-84. 2011
    ..This short scale is quick and practical to administer, imposing minimal demands on participants. The RT-18 is able to differentiate risk taking and risk assessment which can help target appropriate intervention strategies...
  13. pmc Energy drinks mixed with alcohol: misconceptions, myths, and facts
    Joris C Verster
    Utrecht University, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Division of Pharmacology, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Int J Gen Med 5:187-98. 2012
    ..This review discusses the available scientific evidence on the effects of mixing energy drinks with alcohol...
  14. pmc Clinical evaluation of zaleplon in the treatment of insomnia
    Marieke M Ebbens
    Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Division of Pharmacology, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
    Nat Sci Sleep 2:115-26. 2010
    ..Future studies should confirm these findings, and comparisons with new nonbenzodiazepine hypnotics should determine the importance of zaleplon in the future treatment of insomnia...
  15. doi request reprint Lapses of attention as outcome measure of the on-the-road driving test
    Joris C Verster
    Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Division of Pharmacology, Utrecht University, Universiteitsweg 99, 3584 CG, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 231:283-92. 2014
    ..This paper examines the utility of an alternative outcome measure, lapses, to determine the degree to which CNS drugs impair driving...
  16. doi request reprint Vigilance decrement during the on-the-road driving tests: the importance of time-on-task in psychopharmacological research
    Joris C Verster
    Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Division of Pharmacology, Utrecht University, Universiteitsweg 99, 3584 CG Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Accid Anal Prev 58:244-8. 2013
    ..g. less than half an hour) may fail to detect drug-related impairment, because participants are capable of, at least in part, counteracting the impairment by increased effort and motivation to perform the test. ..
  17. doi request reprint Blood drug concentrations of benzodiazepines correlate poorly with actual driving impairment
    Joris C Verster
    Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Division of Pharmacology, Utrecht University, Universiteitsweg 99, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Sleep Med Rev 17:153-9. 2013
    ..The use of benzodiazepine receptor agonists can significantly impair driving performance. The aim of this review was to determine if there is a relation between blood concentrations of these drugs and the degree of driving impairment...
  18. doi request reprint Prolonged nocturnal driving can be as dangerous as severe alcohol-impaired driving
    Joris C Verster
    Utrecht University, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Division of Pharmacology, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Sleep Res 20:585-8. 2011
    ..05%; after 3 h of driving impairment corresponds to a BAC of 0.08%. In conclusion, a maximum of two continuous nocturnal driving hours should be recommended...
  19. doi request reprint Gender differences in highway driving performance after administration of sleep medication: a review of the literature
    Joris C Verster
    Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Division of Pharmacology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Traffic Inj Prev 13:286-92. 2012
    ..This review summarizes the current scientific evidence on gender differences in driving performance after treatment with hypnotic drugs...
  20. doi request reprint The prevalence and nature of stopped on-the-road driving tests and the relationship with objective performance impairment
    Joris C Verster
    Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Division of Pharmacology, Utrecht University, Universiteitsweg 99, 3584 CG, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Accid Anal Prev 45:498-506. 2012
    ..This review examined the prevalence and nature of stopped driving tests, and the relationship with Standard Deviation of Lateral Position (SDLP), i.e. the "weaving of the car"...
  21. pmc Predicting psychopharmacological drug effects on actual driving performance (SDLP) from psychometric tests measuring driving-related skills
    Joris C Verster
    Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Division of Pharmacology, Utrecht University, Universiteitsweg 99, 3584 CG, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 220:293-301. 2012
    ..There are various methods to examine driving ability. Comparisons between these methods and their relationship with actual on-road driving is often not determined...
  22. pmc Methylphenidate significantly improves declarative memory functioning of adults with ADHD
    Joris C Verster
    Division of Pharmacology, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Utrecht University, PO Box 80082, 3508 TB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 212:277-81. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the effects of methylphenidate on memory functioning of adults with ADHD...
  23. pmc Drivers can poorly predict their own driving impairment: a comparison between measurements of subjective and objective driving quality
    Joris C Verster
    Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Division of Pharmacology, Utrecht University, Universiteitsweg 99, 3584 CG, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 219:775-81. 2012
    ..Adverse drug effects such as reduced alertness may cause drivers to be unaware that their driving is impaired...
  24. pmc Psychoactive medication and traffic safety
    Joris C Verster
    Utrecht University, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty of Science, Psychopharmacology Section, P O BOX 80082, 3508TB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:1041-54. 2009
    ..The International Council on Alcohol, Drugs and Traffic Safety (ICADTS) categorization can help physicians to make a choice between treatments when patients want to drive a car...
  25. doi request reprint Novice drivers' performance after different alcohol dosages and placebo in the divided-attention steering simulator (DASS)
    Joris C Verster
    Section Psychopharmacology, Faculty of Science, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 204:127-33. 2009
    ..Some studies have already used the DASS, but the magnitude of impairment is difficult to interpret because reference values are lacking...
  26. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Dutch Occupational Impact of Sleep Questionnaire (OISQ)
    Joris C Verster
    Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty of Science, Section Psychopharmacology, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
    Ind Health 46:601-6. 2008
    ..The Dutch OISQ is a suitable tool to examine the occupational impact of sleep...
  27. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Dutch version of the brief young adult alcohol consequences questionnaire (B-YAACQ)
    Joris C Verster
    University of Utrecht, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Psychopharmacology, PO Box 80082, 3508 TB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Addict Behav 34:411-4. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to validate the Dutch version of the Brief Young Adult Alcohol Consequences Questionnaire (B-YAACQ)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Zopiclone as positive control in studies examining the residual effects of hypnotic drugs on driving ability
    Joris C Verster
    Utrecht University, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Division of Pharmacology, Universiteitsweg 99, 3584 CG Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Curr Drug Saf 6:209-18. 2011
    ..In conclusion, zopiclone (7.5 mg) is a reliable positive control, that consistently shows significant and meaningful impairment on the on-the-road driving test...
  29. ncbi request reprint Residual effects of middle-of-the-night administration of zaleplon and zolpidem on driving ability, memory functions, and psychomotor performance
    Joris C Verster
    Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Psychopharmacology, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 22:576-83. 2002
    ..The results show that zaleplon (10 and 20 mg) is a safe hypnotic devoid of next-morning residual impairment when used in the middle of the night...
  30. ncbi request reprint Driving ability after acute and sub-chronic administration of levocetirizine and diphenhydramine: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Joris C Verster
    Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Utrecht University, PO Box 80082, 3508 TB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 169:84-90. 2003
    ..Sedation following antihistamine use poses a danger to ambulant patients involved in daily activities such as driving...
  31. doi request reprint Effect of hypnotic drugs on body balance and standing steadiness
    Monique A J Mets
    Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty of Science, Section Psychopharmacology, Utrecht University, P O BOX 80082, 3508 TB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Sleep Med Rev 14:259-67. 2010
    ..Disturbed body balance and standing steadiness are problematic for those who wake up at night or in the morning after using hypnotic drugs. As a result, falls and hip fractures are frequently reported in patients using sleep medication...
  32. pmc Next-day effects of ramelteon (8 mg), zopiclone (7.5 mg), and placebo on highway driving performance, memory functioning, psychomotor performance, and mood in healthy adult subjects
    Monique A J Mets
    Utrecht University, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Division of Pharmacology, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Sleep 34:1327-34. 2011
    ..5 mg), and placebo on driving performance, memory functioning, psychomotor performance, and mood in healthy adult subjects following bedtime dosing and a middle of the night awakening...
  33. ncbi request reprint Acute and subchronic effects of amitriptyline 25mg on actual driving in chronic neuropathic pain patients
    Dieuwke S Veldhuijzen
    Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences and Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, Department of Psychopharmacology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Psychopharmacol 20:782-8. 2006
    ..In contrast, after 2 weeks of treatment, no significant differences were found between amitriptyline and placebo, suggesting that tolerance had developed to the impairing effects of amitriptyline...
  34. doi request reprint Measurement of alcohol hangover severity: development of the Alcohol Hangover Severity Scale (AHSS)
    Renske Penning
    Division of Pharmacology, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Utrecht University, Universiteitsweg 99, 3584CG Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 225:803-10. 2013
    ..This study aims to develop a new alcohol hangover symptom severity scale and compare its effectiveness with the Hangover Symptoms Scale (HSS), the Acute Hangover Scale (AHS), and a one-item hangover score...
  35. ncbi request reprint Effects of an opioid (oxycodone/paracetamol) and an NSAID (bromfenac) on driving ability, memory functioning, psychomotor performance, pupil size, and mood
    Joris C Verster
    Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Utrecht University, 3508 TB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Clin J Pain 22:499-504. 2006
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  36. ncbi request reprint Effects of alcohol on highway driving in the STISIM driving simulator
    Monique A J Mets
    Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Division of Pharmacology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Hum Psychopharmacol 26:434-9. 2011
    ..To enhance its usefulness in pharmacological research, a calibration study was performed to test a standardized highway driving test scenario after administration of three different dosages of alcohol and placebo...
  37. ncbi request reprint Alcohol hangover effects on memory functioning and vigilance performance after an evening of binge drinking
    Joris C Verster
    Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Psychopharmacology, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Neuropsychopharmacology 28:740-6. 2003
    ..Vigilance performance was not significantly affected, indicating that this memory impairment does not reflect sedation...
  38. ncbi request reprint Acute and subchronic effects of levocetirizine and diphenhydramine on memory functioning, psychomotor performance, and mood
    Joris C Verster
    Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 111:623-7. 2003
    ..These effects might interfere with memory functioning and psychomotor performance. Levocetirizine was recently introduced as a new antihistamine said to be free from sedative effects...
  39. doi request reprint Effects of alcohol on attention orienting and dual-task performance during simulated driving: an event-related potential study
    Anne E Wester
    Department of Psychopharmacology, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Psychopharmacol 24:1333-48. 2010
    ..It is concluded that alcohol increases distractibility and interference from secondary task stimuli, as well as reduces attentional capacity and dual-task integrality...
  40. doi request reprint Alcohol hangover symptoms and their contribution to the overall hangover severity
    Renske Penning
    Division of Pharmacology, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
    Alcohol Alcohol 47:248-52. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore the presence and severity of hangover symptoms, and determine their interrelationship...
  41. ncbi request reprint Drugs of abuse, driving and traffic safety
    Renske Penning
    Utrecht University, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty of Science, Section Psychopharmacology, PO Box 80082, 3508TB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Curr Drug Abuse Rev 3:23-32. 2010
    ..It is of concern that a substantial number of drug users are not aware that their driving is impaired...
  42. ncbi request reprint Clinical pharmacology, clinical efficacy, and behavioral toxicity of alprazolam: a review of the literature
    Joris C Verster
    Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Psychopharmacology, University of Utrecht, P O BOX 80082, 3508 TB, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    CNS Drug Rev 10:45-76. 2004
    ..Since the majority of alprazolam users are outpatients, this behavioral impairment limits the safe use of alprazolam in patients routinely engaged in potentially dangerous daily activities, such as driving a car...
  43. ncbi request reprint Sleep specialists' opinion on sleep disorders and fitness to drive a car: the necessity of continued education
    Monique A J Mets
    Division of Pharmacology, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Utrecht University, Netherlands
    Ind Health 50:499-508. 2012
    ..It is concluded that patient education remains the most practical approach to improve compliance and reduce accidents associated with EDS. Sleep specialists should remain up-to-date of relevant scientific literature to achieve this goal...
  44. ncbi request reprint Antihistamines and driving ability: evidence from on-the-road driving studies during normal traffic
    Joris C Verster
    Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Psychopharmacology, University of Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 92:294-303; quiz 303-5, 355. 2004
    ..All antihistamines are capable of crossing the blood-brain barrier and thus may cause sedation. Most antihistamine users are ambulatory patients and therefore presumably drive a car...
  45. ncbi request reprint Residual effects of sleep medication on driving ability
    Joris C Verster
    Department of Psychopharmacology, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Utrecht, PO Box 80082, 3508 TB, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Sleep Med Rev 8:309-25. 2004
    ..Middle-of-the-night administration of zolpidem significantly impairs driving ability in a dose-dependent manner. In contrast, zaleplon did not affect driving ability 4 h after middle-of-the-night administration...
  46. ncbi request reprint The pathology of alcohol hangover
    Renske Penning
    Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Division of Pharmacology, Utrecht University, P O BOX 80082, 3508 TB, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Curr Drug Abuse Rev 3:68-75. 2010
    ..Future studies should more rigorously study these factors as well as biological correlates to further elucidate the pathology of alcohol hangover...
  47. ncbi request reprint Effects of alprazolam on driving ability, memory functioning and psychomotor performance: a randomized, placebo-controlled study
    Joris C Verster
    Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Psychopharmacology, University of, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Neuropsychopharmacology 27:260-9. 2002
    ..4, p <.0001). Furthermore, alprazolam significantly impaired performance on the laboratory tests. In conclusion, alprazolam users must be warned not to drive an automobile or operate potentially dangerous machinery...
  48. ncbi request reprint Time-dependent changes in altruistic punishment following stress
    Christiaan H Vinkers
    Department of Psychiatry, Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands Division of Pharmacology, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences and Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 38:1467-75. 2013
    ..Thus, our findings underscore the importance of time as a factor in simple, real-life economic decisions in a stressful social context...
  49. ncbi request reprint Driving during alcohol hangover among dutch professional truck drivers
    Joris C Verster
    a Division of Pharmacology, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Traffic Inj Prev 15:434-8. 2014
    ....
  50. doi request reprint The effect of stress on core and peripheral body temperature in humans
    Christiaan H Vinkers
    Division of Pharmacology, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences and Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Stress 16:520-30. 2013
    ..Nevertheless, the effects of stress result in consistent temperature changes. Therefore, the present study supports the inclusion of body temperature as a physiological readout parameter of stress in future studies...
  51. pmc The alcohol hangover research group consensus statement on best practice in alcohol hangover research
    Joris C Verster
    Utrecht University, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Science, Division of Pharmacology, Utrecht, The Neterlands
    Curr Drug Abuse Rev 3:116-26. 2010
    ..g., congeners), and (7) develop effective hangover remedies...
  52. pmc Critical appraisal of ramelteon in the treatment of insomnia
    Monique Aj Mets
    Utrecht University, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Division of Pharmacology, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Nat Sci Sleep 2:257-66. 2010
    ..Overall, ramelteon is safe and well tolerated, although some questions remain regarding its long-term efficacy and safety. These issues and possibilities for use in other patient groups should be addressed in future research...
  53. ncbi request reprint Effects of zolpidem and temazepam on driving ability
    Joris C Verster
    Sleep Med 5:609-10; author reply 611. 2004
  54. pmc Interventions for preventing or treating alcohol hangover: systematic review of randomised controlled trials
    Max H Pittler
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, Exeter EX2 4NT
    BMJ 331:1515-8. 2005
    ..To assess the clinical evidence on the effectiveness of any medical intervention for preventing or treating alcohol hangover...