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.
Before treatment with a minor tranquilizer is initiated, the physician, therapist, and patient should concur on a management strategy, including a concrete plan for withdrawing the medication.
The use of minor tranquilizers should be kept to a minimum (Oxazepam or Vistaril).