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Tranquilizing Agents

Known as: tranquillisers, Tranquilizers, anxiolytic drugs 
A traditional grouping of drugs said to have a soothing or calming effect on mood, thought, or behavior. Included here are the ANTI-ANXIETY AGENTS… Expand
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Review
2010
Review
2010
Data will be reviewed using the acoustic startle reflex in rats and humans based on our attempts to operationally define fear vs… Expand
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Review
2007
Review
2007
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Exposure to hostile conditions initiates responses organized to enhance the probability of survival. These coordinated responses… Expand
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Benzodiazepine tranquilizers are used in the treatment of anxiety disorders. To identify the molecular and neuronal target… Expand
Review
1999
Review
1999
Corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF), a 41 amino acid-containing peptide, appears to mediate not only the endocrine but also the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The localization of substance P in brain regions that coordinate stress responses and receive convergent monoaminergic… Expand
Review
1988
Review
1988
Of 1042 individuals aged 65 years and over who were successfully interviewed in a community survey of health and physical… Expand
Review
1980
Review
1980
  • D. Fowles
  • Psychophysiology
  • 1980
  • Corpus ID: 34218088
Gray's two-factor learning theory postulates a behavioral activation system (BAS), a behavioral inhibition system (BIS), and a… Expand
Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
Diazepam, a potent minor tranquilizer, binds with high affinity to a specific benzodiazepine receptor that occurs exclusively in… Expand
Review
1972
Review
1972
  • P. Seeman
  • Pharmacological reviews
  • 1972
  • Corpus ID: 42832556
A diagrammatic summary of the membrane actions of anesthetics and tran-quilizers is shown in figure 15. According to the… Expand