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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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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Unintended Recipients of Antidepressants Pharmaceuticals are used to treat a wide variety of ailments and conditions in humans… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Benzodiazepine tranquilizers are used in the treatment of anxiety disorders. To identify the molecular and neuronal target… 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
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Using a representative sample of the general population, the test-retest reliability of the alcohol and drug modules of the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Causes of cognitive impairment in the elderly include dementia, delirium, toxic effects of medications, trauma, and psychiatric… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
When mice are introduced into an open-field, they are inclined to explore mainly the peripheral zone of this open-field. This… Expand
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
We examined sequelae of depressive mood, experienced at ages 15 to 16 years, nine years later at ages 24 to 25 years in subjects… Expand
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
  • S. File
  • Journal of Neuroscience Methods
  • 1980
  • Corpus ID: 23366017
The social interaction test in rats provides a method for detecting anxiolytic activity that does not use food or water… Expand
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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
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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
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