Current benzodiazepine issues

@article{Woods2005CurrentBI,
  title={Current benzodiazepine issues},
  author={James H. Woods and Gail D. Winger},
  journal={Psychopharmacology},
  year={2005},
  volume={118},
  pages={107-115}
}
This article deals with some of the recent evidence bearing on the issues of the liability of benzodiazepines to lead to abuse, dependence, and adverse behavioral effects. Reviews of epidemiological, clinical and experimental literature indicated that the previous conclusion about abuse of these drugs still holds: the vast majority of the use of benzodiazepines is appropriate. Problems of nonmedical use arise nearly exclusively among people who abuse other drugs. Nevertheless, there are reasons… 

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