Propranolol in experimentally induced stress

@article{Nakano1978PropranololIE,
  title={Propranolol in experimentally induced stress},
  author={Shigeyuki Nakano and Hamp K. Gillespie and Leo E. Hollister},
  journal={Psychopharmacology},
  year={1978},
  volume={59},
  pages={279-284}
}
The beta-adrenergic receptor-blocking drug, d,l-propranolol, was compared with placebo for relief of experimentally induced anxiety. Subjects were chosen on the basis of having high levels of trait anxiety. Stress was induced experimentally by two performance tests. Single 40-mg doses of propranolol significantly slowed the heart rate, suggesting a… CONTINUE READING