Beta-blockers in anxiety disorders.

  title={Beta-blockers in anxiety disorders.},
  author={Pamela Hayes and Sellman C. Schulz},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  volume={13 2},
Studies evaluating the antianxiety and antipanic properties of beta-blockers do not support their routine use in treating either generalized anxiety disorder or panic disorder. The use of propranolol for anxiety disorders accompanied by physical symptoms, especially cardiovascular complaints, may be effective in some patients when combined with benzodiazepines or perhaps in some non-responders to conventional treatment. Better designed studies are needed to evaluate the exact role of beta… CONTINUE READING


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