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(psychiatry) a relatively permanent state of worry and nervousness occurring in a variety of mental disorders, usually accompanied by compulsive behavior or attacks of panic

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Evaluation of antianxiety activity of ethanolic extract of leaves of Ocimum sanctum (tulsi) in albino mice.
Out of total antianxiety drugs prescribed, majority were benzodiazepines, which is consistent with that reported in previous studies.
In recent years, he and colleagues have investigated whether giving people an antianxiety drug as they recall a traumatic experience can reduce the dread they feel upon further recollections.
The urine test found the presence of the active ingredient in marijuana and the antianxiety drug Xanax.
Kay Tye, an assistant professor of brain and cognitive sciences and member of MIT's Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, said that the targets that current antianxiety drugs are acting on are very nonspecific.
SHRINK Jonathan Banks (Jude Law) gives Emily (Rooney Mara) a new antianxiety drug which has dangerous effects.
The patient was given pain medication and an antianxiety drug because she had a history of anxiety.
Moreover, as you approach midlife, the antianxiety hormone progesterone starts to decrease, and your anxiety is going to get worse.
In contrast, therapy for BPSD is based mainly on administration of atypical antipsychotic drugs or antianxiety drugs and non-drug treatment.
The remaining participants received Listaril (hydroxyzine), an antianxiety medication.
Once it's clear that a behavior is compulsive, behavior modification and antianxiety medication can help.
They found that MBSR and MBCT decrease general psychological distress and have antidepressant and antianxiety effects, and MBSR was beneficial for stress management and general psychological health in patients with medical and psychiatric illnesses (as well as in healthy people).
Instead of having a pain medication, an antianxiety medication, and a sleep medication, they are able to just use cannabis, and that controls all of those symptoms," said Amanda Reiman, Ph.
As for sedatives or antianxiety medications, caffeine may counteract some of the negative effects of these drugs, as it does with alcohol.
In recent years, corrective behavior training has been augmented with the use of antianxiety medications, drugs that were originally formulated for use in humans but are gaining popularity in the treatment of canine anxiety.