Effectiveness of benzodiazepines: do they work or not?

@article{Lader2008EffectivenessOB,
  title={Effectiveness of benzodiazepines: do they work or not?},
  author={M. Lader},
  journal={Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics},
  year={2008},
  volume={8},
  pages={1189 - 1191}
}
  • M. Lader
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics
Evaluation of: Martin JLR, Sainz-Pardo M, Furukawa TA et al. Benzodiazepines in generalized anxiety disorder: heterogeneity of outcomes based on a systematic review and meta-analysis of clinical trials. J. Psychopharmacol. 21, 774–782 (2007)1. The benzodiazepines have been extensively prescribed for decades for vague indications such as anxiety, sleeplessness and muscle tension. Despite increasing knowledge of their adverse effects, such as sedation, psychomotor and cognitive impairment, and… Expand
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