Therapeutic Potential of Kava in the Treatment of Anxiety Disorders

@article{Singh2002TherapeuticPO,
  title={Therapeutic Potential of Kava in the Treatment of Anxiety Disorders},
  author={Yadhu N. Singh and Nirbhay N. Singh},
  journal={CNS Drugs},
  year={2002},
  volume={16},
  pages={731-743}
}
Anxiety disorders are among the most common psychiatric disorders that affect all age groups of the general population. Currently, the preferred treatment is with pharmacological drugs that have antidepressant or anti-anxiety properties. However, these agents have numerous and often serious adverse effects, including sedation, impaired cognition, ataxia, aggression, sexual dysfunction, tolerance and dependence. Withdrawal reactions on termination after long-term administration are also a major… Expand
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