Differential effects of oxazepam and lorazepam on aggressive responding

@article{Bond2004DifferentialEO,
  title={Differential effects of oxazepam and lorazepam on aggressive responding},
  author={Alyson J. Bond and Malcolm Harold Lader},
  journal={Psychopharmacology},
  year={2004},
  volume={95},
  pages={369-373}
}
Two doses of two very similar benzodiazepines (oxazepam 15 and 30 mg: lorazepam 1 and 2 mg) and placebo were compared 4 h post-administration on a competitive reaction time task designed to measure behavioural aggression. Forty-five subjects were assigned randomly to five independent drug groups. Subjective ratings of mood, anxiety and aggression were completed pre- and post-drug and post-task. Oxazepam and lorazepam had very similar subjective effects, but the higher dose of lorazepam… 

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