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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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Because Britney was 16, her doctor didn't need to tell her family about the anti-anxiety pills.
Unlike prescription anti-anxiety drugs, however, some of which mimic GABA's effects, L-theanine produces its anti-anxiety effects without producing sleepiness or impairing motor behavior.
This is considered as a glad tiding in using anti anxiety non-drugs nursing cares, and if patients like to use anti-anxiety methods, these non drug methods with low complications can be used in situations like waiting for diagnostic tests.
She had taken some anti-anxiety pills called Klonopin she got from a friend and later was drinking alcohol at a party.
My doctor suggested I take an anti-anxiety medicine, but I hear this could lead to Alzheimer's disease.
Anxious behavior lessened after researchers treated the crayfish with chlordiazepoxide, an anti-anxiety drug used in people.
Meanwhile doctors handed out 210,580 prescriptions for anti-anxiety medication in the region last year, up on 203,294 in 2010.
Urine tests showed the presence of marijuana and an anti-anxiety drug in his system.
The drug test is key to Bieber's driving under the influence case because it found evidence of marijuana and the anti-anxiety drug Xanax in the singer's system.
Swiss customs authorities have seized one million fake pills resembling Pfizer's anti-anxiety medicine Xanax at Zurich airport.
Summary: Once upon a time, or so the anecdote goes, alprazolam (aka Xanax) and anti-anxiety medicines of its ilk were passed around Beirut's Civil War parlors like after-dinner mints.
Although some news reports suggested Lewis was a victim of mistaken identity, his lawyer, Jim Tresmond, says the state police were worried by the fact that Lewis had once been prescribed an anti-anxiety drug.
This study explored the hypothesis that chamomile would demonstrate clinically meaningful antidepressant effects in conjunction with its already observed anti-anxiety activity.
A higher rate of multiple falls occurred among patients taking antidepressants, antipsychotics, and benzodiazepines, including the anti-anxiety drug alprazolam and the insomnia drug temazepam.