Current use of benzodiazepines in anxiety disorders

  title={Current use of benzodiazepines in anxiety disorders},
  author={Jean-Marc Cloos and Val{\'e}rie Ferreira},
  journal={Current Opinion in Psychiatry},
Purpose of review The aim of this study is to provide a review of articles published between July 2007 and August 2008 on the current use and rationale of benzodiazepines in anxiety disorders. Recent findings Recent review articles confirm selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors as first-choice drugs for treating anxiety disorders, alongside newer agents such as pregabalin or serotonin–norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors, and combined with cognitive–behavioural therapy. Benzodiazepines are still… 

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