Chapter Two : Minor Tranquilizers

  • MINOR TRANQUILIZERS
  • Published 2017

Abstract

76. The term 'minor tranquilizers' was introduced into the scientific literature in the 1950s to distinguish the medicines prescribed to reduce anxiety and tension from the major tranquillizers, like reserpine and chlorpromazine, which are employed (as antipsychotic drugs) in the treatment of severe mental illness such as schizophrenia. Another phrase… (More)

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