Use of benzodiazepines in primary-care geriatric patients.


From a sample of 257 elderly patients, 93 subjects who had received benzodiazepine (mainly diazepam) prescriptions for one or more years were interviewed about their subjective perception of the drug's effects and their attitudes regarding its use. The subjects were predominantly women: mean age was 72 years. All subjects had begun use of benzodiazepine… (More)


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@article{Pinsker1984UseOB, title={Use of benzodiazepines in primary-care geriatric patients.}, author={Harold M. Pinsker and K Suljaga-Petchel}, journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society}, year={1984}, volume={32 8}, pages={595-7} }