minor tranquilizer

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You go into a practice and see the doctors who are not specialized, they seem to be giving minor tranquilizers to both anxiety and mood disorders.
Minor tranquilizers, or anti-anxiety agents - the most widely used class of psychiatric drugs - also have been shown to create violence.
The tranquilizing effects of benzodiazephine, a frequently used minor tranquilizer (Tallman, Paul, Skolick, & Gallager, 1980), are countered by caffeine.
and Class C (anabolic steroids, minor tranquilizers, etc.
However, a careful reading of the text shows two chapters disagreeing about the use of benzodiazepines, minor tranquilizers used to control anxiety and manage insomnia.