Benzodiazepine abuse and management of anxiety in the community.


Medication is largely inappropriate in the management of anxiety, and benzodiazepines are not apparently effective in the minor affective disorders commonly seen in general practice (Catalan and Gath, 1985). Enough has been said to indicate that other measures are likely to be more helpful and to reduce the tendency to prescribe benzodiazepines. The taking… (More)


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