Reduction of aggression during benzodiazepine withdrawal: Effects of flumazenil

@article{Saxon2010ReductionOA,
  title={Reduction of aggression during benzodiazepine withdrawal: Effects of flumazenil},
  author={L. Saxon and S. Borg and A. Hiltunen},
  journal={Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior},
  year={2010},
  volume={96},
  pages={148-151}
}
Benzodiazepine withdrawal has been associated with hostile and aggressive behavior. The benzodiazepine antagonist flumazenil has reduced, increased or not affected hostility and aggression in animal and human studies. In the present study we analyzed data collected in a placebo-controlled study of the effects of the benzodiazepine antagonist flumazenil in patients previously treated for benzodiazepine dependency, and healthy controls. The aim was to analyze the effects of flumazenil on… Expand
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