Agents that alleviate ANXIETY, tension, and ANXIETY DISORDERS, promote sedation, and have a calming effect without affecting clarity of consciousness or neurologic conditions. ADRENERGIC BETA-ANTAGONISTS are commonly used in the symptomatic treatment of anxiety but are not included here.
A benzodiazepine with anticonvulsant, anxiolytic, sedative, muscle relaxant, and amnesic properties and a long duration of action. Its actions are mediated by enhancement of GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID activity.
Feeling or emotion of dread, apprehension, and impending disaster but not disabling as with ANXIETY DISORDERS.
An anxiolytic agent and serotonin receptor agonist belonging to the azaspirodecanedione class of compounds. Its structure is unrelated to those of the BENZODIAZAPINES, but it has an efficacy comparable to DIAZEPAM.
An anxiolytic benzodiazepine derivative with anticonvulsant, sedative, and amnesic properties. It has also been used in the symptomatic treatment of alcohol withdrawal.
Learning the correct route through a maze to obtain reinforcement. It is used for human or animal populations. (Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 6th ed)
The observable response an animal makes to any situation.
A triazolobenzodiazepine compound with antianxiety and sedative-hypnotic actions, that is efficacious in the treatment of PANIC DISORDERS, with or without AGORAPHOBIA, and in generalized ANXIETY DISORDERS. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1994, p238)
A group of two-ring heterocyclic compounds consisting of a benzene ring fused to a diazepine ring.
Productive or purposeful activities.
The internal individual struggle resulting from incompatible or opposing needs, drives, or external and internal demands. In group interactions, competitive or opposing action of incompatibles: antagonistic state or action (as of divergent ideas, interests, or persons). (from Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 10th ed)
Drugs used to induce drowsiness or sleep or to reduce psychological excitement or anxiety.
The tendency to explore or investigate a novel environment. It is considered a motivation not clearly distinguishable from curiosity.
The physical activity of a human or an animal as a behavioral phenomenon.
Substances that do not act as agonists or antagonists but do affect the GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID receptor-ionophore complex. GABA-A receptors (RECEPTORS, GABA-A) appear to have at least three allosteric sites at which modulators act: a site at which BENZODIAZEPINES act by increasing the opening frequency of GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID-activated chloride channels; a site at which BARBITURATES act to prolong the duration of channel opening; and a site at which some steroids may act. GENERAL ANESTHETICS probably act at least partly by potentiating GABAergic responses, but they are not included here.
A potent benzodiazepine receptor antagonist. Since it reverses the sedative and other actions of benzodiazepines, it has been suggested as an antidote to benzodiazepine overdoses.
A benzodiazepine used as an anti-anxiety agent with few side effects. It also has hypnotic, anticonvulsant, and considerable sedative properties and has been proposed as a preanesthetic agent.
Cell surface proteins which bind GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID and contain an integral membrane chloride channel. Each receptor is assembled as a pentamer from a pool of at least 19 different possible subunits. The receptors belong to a superfamily that share a common CYSTEINE loop.
Mood-stimulating drugs used primarily in the treatment of affective disorders and related conditions. Several MONOAMINE OXIDASE INHIBITORS are useful as antidepressants apparently as a long-term consequence of their modulation of catecholamine levels. The tricyclic compounds useful as antidepressive agents (ANTIDEPRESSIVE AGENTS, TRICYCLIC) also appear to act through brain catecholamine systems. A third group (ANTIDEPRESSIVE AGENTS, SECOND-GENERATION) is a diverse group of drugs including some that act specifically on serotonergic systems.
Almond-shaped group of basal nuclei anterior to the INFERIOR HORN OF THE LATERAL VENTRICLE of the TEMPORAL LOBE. The amygdala is part of the limbic system.
A subclass of G-protein coupled SEROTONIN receptors that couple preferentially to GI-GO G-PROTEINS resulting in decreased intracellular CYCLIC AMP levels.
Endogenous compounds and drugs that bind to and activate SEROTONIN RECEPTORS. Many serotonin receptor agonists are used as ANTIDEPRESSANTS; ANXIOLYTICS; and in the treatment of MIGRAINE DISORDERS.
The relationship between the dose of an administered drug and the response of the organism to the drug.
Benzopyrroles with the nitrogen at the number two carbon, in contrast to INDOLES which have the nitrogen adjacent to the six-membered ring.
A group of pyrido-indole compounds. Included are any points of fusion of pyridine with the five-membered ring of indole and any derivatives of these compounds. These are similar to CARBAZOLES which are benzo-indoles.
An induced response to threatening stimuli characterized by complete loss of muscle strength.
A water-soluble benzodiazepine derivative effective in the treatment of anxiety. It has also muscle relaxant and anticonvulsant actions.
Endogenous compounds and drugs that bind to and activate GABA-A RECEPTORS.
Drugs that bind to but do not activate serotonin receptors, thereby blocking the actions of serotonin or SEROTONIN RECEPTOR AGONISTS.
A pregnane found in the urine of pregnant women and sows. It has anesthetic, hypnotic, and sedative properties.
An activity in which the body is propelled through water by specific movement of the arms and/or the legs. Swimming as propulsion through water by the movement of limbs, tail, or fins of animals is often studied as a form of PHYSICAL EXERTION or endurance.
Compound isolated from Cannabis sativa extract.
A benzodiazepine with pharmacologic actions similar to those of DIAZEPAM that can cause ANTEROGRADE AMNESIA. Some reports indicate that it is used as a date rape drug and suggest that it may precipitate violent behavior. The United States Government has banned the importation of this drug.
A very loosely defined group of drugs that tend to reduce the activity of the central nervous system. The major groups included here are ethyl alcohol, anesthetics, hypnotics and sedatives, narcotics, and tranquilizing agents (antipsychotics and antianxiety agents).
A clear, colorless liquid rapidly absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract and distributed throughout the body. It has bactericidal activity and is used often as a topical disinfectant. It is widely used as a solvent and preservative in pharmaceutical preparations as well as serving as the primary ingredient in ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES.
A plant genus of the family Passifloraceae, order Violales, subclass Dilleniidae, class Magnoliopsida. They are vines with ornamental flowers and edible fruit.
A strain of albino rat developed at the Wistar Institute that has spread widely at other institutions. This has markedly diluted the original strain.
A genus of leguminous shrubs or trees, mainly tropical, yielding useful compounds such as ALKALOIDS and PLANT LECTINS.
Persistent and disabling ANXIETY.
Learned expectation that one's responses are independent of reward and, hence, do not predict or control the occurrence of rewards. Learned helplessness derives from a history, experimentally induced or naturally occurring, of having received punishment/aversive stimulation regardless of responses made. Such circumstances result in an impaired ability to learn. Used for human or animal populations. (APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 1994)
Cell-surface proteins that bind SEROTONIN and trigger intracellular changes which influence the behavior of cells. Several types of serotonin receptors have been recognized which differ in their pharmacology, molecular biology, and mode of action.
A response to a cue that is instrumental in avoiding a noxious experience.
The affective response to an actual current external danger which subsides with the elimination of the threatening condition.
Dried rhizome and roots of Piper methysticum, a shrub native to Oceania and known for its anti-anxiety and sedative properties. Heavy usage results in some adverse effects. It contains ALKALOIDS; LACTONES; kawain, methysticin, mucilage, STARCH, and yangonin. Kava is also the name of the pungent beverage prepared from the plant's roots.
A barbiturate that is effective as a hypnotic and sedative.
A serotonin 1A-receptor agonist that is used experimentally to test the effects of serotonin.
Cell surface proteins that bind corticotropin-releasing hormone with high affinity and trigger intracellular changes which influence the behavior of cells. The corticotropin releasing-hormone receptors on anterior pituitary cells mediate the stimulation of corticotropin release by hypothalamic corticotropin releasing factor. The physiological consequence of activating corticotropin-releasing hormone receptors on central neurons is not well understood.
A plant species of the genus Chenopodium known for toxicity to intestinal worms and other simple organisms.
A pharmaceutical agent that displays activity as a central nervous system and respiratory stimulant. It is considered a non-competitive GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID antagonist. Pentylenetetrazole has been used experimentally to study seizure phenomenon and to identify pharmaceuticals that may control seizure susceptibility.
(1 beta,2 alpha,11 beta,12 alpha,15 beta(S))-11,20-Epoxy-1,2,11,12-tetrahydroxy-15-(2-hydroxy-2-methyl-1-oxobutoxy)picras-3-en-16-one. A quassinoid (Simaroubolide) from Simaruba glauca, a tropical shrub. It has been used as an antiamebic agent and is found to be cytotoxic. It may be of use in cancer chemotherapy.
One of the BENZODIAZEPINES that is used in the treatment of ANXIETY DISORDERS.
A complex involuntary response to an unexpected strong stimulus usually auditory in nature.
Endogenous compounds and drugs that bind to and activate GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID receptors (RECEPTORS, GABA).
A strain of albino rat used widely for experimental purposes because of its calmness and ease of handling. It was developed by the Sprague-Dawley Animal Company.
Oils which evaporate readily. The volatile oils occur in aromatic plants, to which they give odor and other characteristics. Most volatile oils consist of a mixture of two or more TERPENES or of a mixture of an eleoptene (the more volatile constituent of a volatile oil) with a stearopten (the more solid constituent). The synonym essential oils refers to the essence of a plant, as its perfume or scent, and not to its indispensability.
A 36-amino acid peptide present in many organs and in many sympathetic noradrenergic neurons. It has vasoconstrictor and natriuretic activity and regulates local blood flow, glandular secretion, and smooth muscle activity. The peptide also stimulates feeding and drinking behavior and influences secretion of pituitary hormones.
A genus of the family CEBIDAE consisting of four species: S. boliviensis, S. orstedii (red-backed squirrel monkey), S. sciureus (common squirrel monkey), and S. ustus. They inhabit tropical rain forests in Central and South America. S. sciureus is used extensively in research studies.
Induction of a stress reaction in experimental subjects by means of an electrical shock; applies to either convulsive or non-convulsive states.
Endogenous compounds and drugs that specifically stimulate SEROTONIN 5-HT1 RECEPTORS. Included under this heading are agonists for one or more of the specific 5-HT1 receptor subtypes.
Progressive diminution of the susceptibility of a human or animal to the effects of a drug, resulting from its continued administration. It should be differentiated from DRUG RESISTANCE wherein an organism, disease, or tissue fails to respond to the intended effectiveness of a chemical or drug. It should also be differentiated from MAXIMUM TOLERATED DOSE and NO-OBSERVED-ADVERSE-EFFECT LEVEL.
Sounds used in animal communication.
A plant genus of the family FABACEAE that contains julibroside (triterpenoid saponins).
A statistical technique that isolates and assesses the contributions of categorical independent variables to variation in the mean of a continuous dependent variable.
A degradation product of ethylenebis(dithiocarbamate) fungicides. It has been found to be carcinogenic and to cause THYROID hyperplasia.
L-Tryptophyl-L-methionyl-L-aspartyl-L-phenylalaninamide. The C-terminal tetrapeptide of gastrin. It is the smallest peptide fragment of gastrin which has the same physiological and pharmacological activity as gastrin.
A subfamily in the family CEBIDAE that consists of four genera: CALLITHRIX (marmosets), CALLIMICO (Goeldi's monkey), LEONTOPITHECUS (lion tamarins), and SAGUINUS (long-tusked tamarins). The members of this family inhabit the tropical forests of South and Central America.
The use of fragrances and essences from plants to affect or alter a person's mood or behavior and to facilitate physical, mental, and emotional well-being. The chemicals comprising essential oils in plants has a host of therapeutic properties and has been used historically in Africa, Asia, and India. Its greatest application is in the field of alternative medicine. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed; from Dr. Atiba Vheir, Dove Center, Washington, D.C.)
Physiological or psychological effects of periods of work which may be fixed or flexible such as flexitime, work shifts, and rotating shifts.
Substances that act in the brain stem or spinal cord to produce tonic or clonic convulsions, often by removing normal inhibitory tone. They were formerly used to stimulate respiration or as antidotes to barbiturate overdose. They are now most commonly used as experimental tools.
The action of a drug that may affect the activity, metabolism, or toxicity of another drug.
A serotonin receptor subtype found primarily in the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM and the CHOROID PLEXUS. This receptor subtype is believed to mediate the anorectic action of SEROTONIN, while selective antagonists of the 5-HT2C receptor appear to induce ANXIETY. Several isoforms of this receptor subtype exist, due to adenine deaminase editing of the receptor mRNA.
A plant genus of the family VALERIANACEAE, order Dipsacales, subclass Asteridae, class Magnoliopsida. It is best known for the sedative use and valepotriate content of the roots. It is sometimes called Garden Heliotrope but is unrelated to true Heliotrope (HELIOTROPIUM).
A plant genus of the family RHAMNACEAE. Members contain nummularogenin (a spirostane) and is the source of an edible fruit.
A serotonin receptor subtype found distributed through the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM where they are involved in neuroendocrine regulation of ACTH secretion. The fact that this serotonin receptor subtype is particularly sensitive to SEROTONIN RECEPTOR AGONISTS such as BUSPIRONE suggests its role in the modulation of ANXIETY and DEPRESSION.
Behaviors associated with the ingesting of water and other liquids; includes rhythmic patterns of drinking (time intervals - onset and duration), frequency and satiety.
Assessment of physiological capacities in relation to job requirements. It is usually done by measuring certain physiological (e.g., circulatory and respiratory) variables during a gradually increasing workload until specific limitations occur with respect to those variables.
Collections of small neurons centrally scattered among many fibers from the level of the TROCHLEAR NUCLEUS in the midbrain to the hypoglossal area in the MEDULLA OBLONGATA.
Concentrated pharmaceutical preparations of plants obtained by removing active constituents with a suitable solvent, which is evaporated away, and adjusting the residue to a prescribed standard.
Eight-carbon saturated hydrocarbon group of the methane series. Include isomers and derivatives.
The unfavorable effect of environmental factors (stressors) on the physiological functions of an organism. Prolonged unresolved physiological stress can affect HOMEOSTASIS of the organism, and may lead to damaging or pathological conditions.
Naturally occurring or experimentally induced animal diseases with pathological processes sufficiently similar to those of human diseases. They are used as study models for human diseases.
Stress wherein emotional factors predominate.
The first highly specific serotonin uptake inhibitor. It is used as an antidepressant and often has a more acceptable side-effects profile than traditional antidepressants.
The most common inhibitory neurotransmitter in the central nervous system.
Impairment of the ability to perform smoothly coordinated voluntary movements. This condition may affect the limbs, trunk, eyes, pharynx, larynx, and other structures. Ataxia may result from impaired sensory or motor function. Sensory ataxia may result from posterior column injury or PERIPHERAL NERVE DISEASES. Motor ataxia may be associated with CEREBELLAR DISEASES; CEREBRAL CORTEX diseases; THALAMIC DISEASES; BASAL GANGLIA DISEASES; injury to the RED NUCLEUS; and other conditions.
An indole-dione that is obtained by oxidation of indigo blue. It is a MONOAMINE OXIDASE INHIBITOR and high levels have been found in urine of PARKINSONISM patients.
Resumption of normal work routine following a hiatus or period of absence due to injury, disability, or other reasons.
A short-acting hypnotic-sedative drug with anxiolytic and amnestic properties. It is used in dentistry, cardiac surgery, endoscopic procedures, as preanesthetic medication, and as an adjunct to local anesthesia. The short duration and cardiorespiratory stability makes it useful in poor-risk, elderly, and cardiac patients. It is water-soluble at pH less than 4 and lipid-soluble at physiological pH.
A benzodiazepine used in the treatment of anxiety, alcohol withdrawal, and insomnia.
Compounds that interact with and stimulate the activity of CANNABINOID RECEPTORS.
An outbred strain of rats developed in 1915 by crossing several Wistar Institute white females with a wild gray male. Inbred strains have been derived from this original outbred strain, including Long-Evans cinnamon rats (RATS, INBRED LEC) and Otsuka-Long-Evans-Tokushima Fatty rats (RATS, INBRED OLETF), which are models for Wilson's disease and non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus, respectively.
An anticonvulsant used for several types of seizures, including myotonic or atonic seizures, photosensitive epilepsy, and absence seizures, although tolerance may develop. It is seldom effective in generalized tonic-clonic or partial seizures. The mechanism of action appears to involve the enhancement of GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID receptor responses.
A heterogeneous group of drugs used to produce muscle relaxation, excepting the neuromuscular blocking agents. They have their primary clinical and therapeutic uses in the treatment of muscle spasm and immobility associated with strains, sprains, and injuries of the back and, to a lesser degree, injuries to the neck. They have been used also for the treatment of a variety of clinical conditions that have in common only the presence of skeletal muscle hyperactivity, for example, the muscle spasms that can occur in MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS. (From Smith and Reynard, Textbook of Pharmacology, 1991, p358)
Drugs used to prevent SEIZURES or reduce their severity.
Compounds with a six membered aromatic ring containing NITROGEN. The saturated version is PIPERIDINES.
A loosely defined grouping of drugs that have effects on psychological function. Here the psychotropic agents include the antidepressive agents, hallucinogens, and tranquilizing agents (including the antipsychotics and anti-anxiety agents).
Physiological and psychological symptoms associated with withdrawal from the use of a drug after prolonged administration or habituation. The concept includes withdrawal from smoking or drinking, as well as withdrawal from an administered drug.
A large plant family in the order Apiales, also known as Umbelliferae. Most are aromatic herbs with alternate, feather-divided leaves that are sheathed at the base. The flowers often form a conspicuous flat-topped umbel. Each small individual flower is usually bisexual, with five sepals, five petals, and an enlarged disk at the base of the style. The fruits are ridged and are composed of two parts that split open at maturity.
A plant genus of the family VITACEAE. Cissus rufescence gum is considered comparable to TRAGACANTH.
A family of hexahydropyridines.
A group of compounds consisting in part of two rings sharing one atom (usually a carbon) in common.
Physical manipulation of animals and humans to induce a behavioral or other psychological reaction. In experimental psychology, the animal is handled to induce a stress situation or to study the effects of "gentling" or "mothering".
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
Cell surface proteins that bind glutamate and act through G-proteins to influence second messenger systems. Several types of metabotropic glutamate receptors have been cloned. They differ in pharmacology, distribution, and mechanisms of action.
Substances used for their pharmacological actions on GABAergic systems. GABAergic agents include agonists, antagonists, degradation or uptake inhibitors, depleters, precursors, and modulators of receptor function.
The part of CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM that is contained within the skull (CRANIUM). Arising from the NEURAL TUBE, the embryonic brain is comprised of three major parts including PROSENCEPHALON (the forebrain); MESENCEPHALON (the midbrain); and RHOMBENCEPHALON (the hindbrain). The developed brain consists of CEREBRUM; CEREBELLUM; and other structures in the BRAIN STEM.
Depressive states usually of moderate intensity in contrast with major depression present in neurotic and psychotic disorders.
A class of saturated compounds consisting of two rings only, having two or more atoms in common, containing at least one hetero atom, and that take the name of an open chain hydrocarbon containing the same total number of atoms. (From Riguady et al., Nomenclature of Organic Chemistry, 1979, p31)
A biochemical messenger and regulator, synthesized from the essential amino acid L-TRYPTOPHAN. In humans it is found primarily in the central nervous system, gastrointestinal tract, and blood platelets. Serotonin mediates several important physiological functions including neurotransmission, gastrointestinal motility, hemostasis, and cardiovascular integrity. Multiple receptor families (RECEPTORS, SEROTONIN) explain the broad physiological actions and distribution of this biochemical mediator.
A condition characterized by inactivity, decreased responsiveness to stimuli, and a tendency to maintain an immobile posture. The limbs tend to remain in whatever position they are placed (waxy flexibility). Catalepsy may be associated with PSYCHOTIC DISORDERS (e.g., SCHIZOPHRENIA, CATATONIC), nervous system drug toxicity, and other conditions.
A plant genus of the family CUCURBITACEAE. It is a source of gypenosides and triterpenoid SAPONINS.
Agents that control agitated psychotic behavior, alleviate acute psychotic states, reduce psychotic symptoms, and exert a quieting effect. They are used in SCHIZOPHRENIA; senile dementia; transient psychosis following surgery; or MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION; etc. These drugs are often referred to as neuroleptics alluding to the tendency to produce neurological side effects, but not all antipsychotics are likely to produce such effects. Many of these drugs may also be effective against nausea, emesis, and pruritus.
A curved elevation of GRAY MATTER extending the entire length of the floor of the TEMPORAL HORN of the LATERAL VENTRICLE (see also TEMPORAL LOBE). The hippocampus proper, subiculum, and DENTATE GYRUS constitute the hippocampal formation. Sometimes authors include the ENTORHINAL CORTEX in the hippocampal formation.
Compounds that specifically inhibit the reuptake of serotonin in the brain.
An adrenocortical steroid that has modest but significant activities as a mineralocorticoid and a glucocorticoid. (From Goodman and Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, 8th ed, p1437)
Any behavior caused by or affecting another individual, usually of the same species.
The prototypical tricyclic antidepressant. It has been used in major depression, dysthymia, bipolar depression, attention-deficit disorders, agoraphobia, and panic disorders. It has less sedative effect than some other members of this therapeutic group.
Spectrophotometry in the infrared region, usually for the purpose of chemical analysis through measurement of absorption spectra associated with rotational and vibrational energy levels of molecules. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Behavior which may be manifested by destructive and attacking action which is verbal or physical, by covert attitudes of hostility or by obstructionism.
Derivatives of carbamic acid, H2NC(=O)OH. Included under this heading are N-substituted and O-substituted carbamic acids. In general carbamate esters are referred to as urethanes, and polymers that include repeating units of carbamate are referred to as POLYURETHANES. Note however that polyurethanes are derived from the polymerization of ISOCYANATES and the singular term URETHANE refers to the ethyl ester of carbamic acid.
The measure of the level of heat of a human or animal.
The processes of anatomical and physiological changes related to sexual or reproductive functions during the life span of a human or an animal, from FERTILIZATION to DEATH. These include SEX DETERMINATION PROCESSES; SEX DIFFERENTIATION; SEXUAL MATURATION; and changes during AGING.
One of the SEROTONIN UPTAKE INHIBITORS formerly used for depression but was withdrawn worldwide in September 1983 because of the risk of GUILLAIN-BARRE SYNDROME associated with its use. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 29th ed, p385)
The absence of light.
A class of drugs producing both physiological and psychological effects through a variety of mechanisms. They can be divided into "specific" agents, e.g., affecting an identifiable molecular mechanism unique to target cells bearing receptors for that agent, and "nonspecific" agents, those producing effects on different target cells and acting by diverse molecular mechanisms. Those with nonspecific mechanisms are generally further classed according to whether they produce behavioral depression or stimulation. Those with specific mechanisms are classed by locus of action or specific therapeutic use. (From Gilman AG, et al., Goodman and Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, 8th ed, p252)
Technique for limiting use, activity, or movement by immobilizing or restraining animal by suspending from hindlimbs or tails. This immobilization is used to simulate some effects of reduced gravity and study weightlessness physiology.
The injection of very small amounts of fluid, often with the aid of a microscope and microsyringes.
A subclass of cannabinoid receptor found primarily on central and peripheral NEURONS where it may play a role modulating NEUROTRANSMITTER release.
A readily reversible suspension of sensorimotor interaction with the environment, usually associated with recumbency and immobility.
A family of 6-membered heterocyclic compounds occurring in nature in a wide variety of forms. They include several nucleic acid constituents (CYTOSINE; THYMINE; and URACIL) and form the basic structure of the barbiturates.
The separation of individuals or groups resulting in the lack of or minimizing of social contact and/or communication. This separation may be accomplished by physical separation, by social barriers and by psychological mechanisms. In the latter, there may be interaction but no real communication.
Forceful administration into the peritoneal cavity of liquid medication, nutrient, or other fluid through a hollow needle piercing the abdominal wall.
A phenyl-piperidinyl-butyrophenone that is used primarily to treat SCHIZOPHRENIA and other PSYCHOSES. It is also used in schizoaffective disorder, DELUSIONAL DISORDERS, ballism, and TOURETTE SYNDROME (a drug of choice) and occasionally as adjunctive therapy in INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY and the chorea of HUNTINGTON DISEASE. It is a potent antiemetic and is used in the treatment of intractable HICCUPS. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1994, p279)
Learning situations in which the sequence responses of the subject are instrumental in producing reinforcement. When the correct response occurs, which involves the selection from among a repertoire of responses, the subject is immediately reinforced.
Derivative of noroxymorphone that is the N-cyclopropylmethyl congener of NALOXONE. It is a narcotic antagonist that is effective orally, longer lasting and more potent than naloxone, and has been proposed for the treatment of heroin addiction. The FDA has approved naltrexone for the treatment of alcohol dependence.
Innate response elicited by sensory stimuli associated with a threatening situation, or actual confrontation with an enemy.
Drugs administered before an anesthetic to decrease a patient's anxiety and control the effects of that anesthetic.
Compounds that inhibit or block the activity of NEUROKININ-1 RECEPTORS.
Drugs that bind to but do not activate GABA-A RECEPTORS thereby blocking the actions of endogenous or exogenous GABA-A RECEPTOR AGONISTS.
Organic compounds that are acyclic and contain three acid groups. A member of this class is citric acid which is the first product formed by reaction of pyruvate and oxaloacetate. (From Lehninger, Principles of Biochemistry, 1982, p443)
Anxiety experienced by an individual upon separation from a person or object of particular significance to the individual.
Family in the order COLUMBIFORMES, comprised of pigeons or doves. They are BIRDS with short legs, stout bodies, small heads, and slender bills. Some sources call the smaller species doves and the larger pigeons, but the names are interchangeable.
Movement or the ability to move from one place or another. It can refer to humans, vertebrate or invertebrate animals, and microorganisms.
Use of plants or herbs to treat diseases or to alleviate pain.
Those affective states which can be experienced and have arousing and motivational properties.
Nicotine is highly toxic alkaloid. It is the prototypical agonist at nicotinic cholinergic receptors where it dramatically stimulates neurons and ultimately blocks synaptic transmission. Nicotine is also important medically because of its presence in tobacco smoke.
BENZOIC ACID amides.
Azoles of two nitrogens at the 1,2 positions, next to each other, in contrast with IMIDAZOLES in which they are at the 1,3 positions.
The utilization of drugs as reported in individual hospital studies, FDA studies, marketing, or consumption, etc. This includes drug stockpiling, and patient drug profiles.
Complex mental function having four distinct phases: (1) memorizing or learning, (2) retention, (3) recall, and (4) recognition. Clinically, it is usually subdivided into immediate, recent, and remote memory.
Cell surface receptors that bind specific neuropeptides with high affinity and trigger intracellular changes influencing the behavior of cells. Many neuropeptides are also hormones outside of the nervous system.
A peptide of about 41 amino acids that stimulates the release of ADRENOCORTICOTROPIC HORMONE. CRH is synthesized by neurons in the PARAVENTRICULAR NUCLEUS of the HYPOTHALAMUS. After being released into the pituitary portal circulation, CRH stimulates the release of ACTH from the PITUITARY GLAND. CRH can also be synthesized in other tissues, such as PLACENTA; ADRENAL MEDULLA; and TESTIS.
Compounds containing 1,3-diazole, a five membered aromatic ring containing two nitrogen atoms separated by one of the carbons. Chemically reduced ones include IMIDAZOLINES and IMIDAZOLIDINES. Distinguish from 1,2-diazole (PYRAZOLES).
Injections into the cerebral ventricles.
A general term referring to the learning of some particular response.
Agents that inhibit SODIUM-POTASSIUM-CHLORIDE SYMPORTERS which are concentrated in the thick ascending limb at the junction of the LOOP OF HENLE and KIDNEY TUBULES, DISTAL. They act as DIURETICS. Excess use is associated with HYPOKALEMIA and HYPERGLYCEMIA.
Substances that contain a fused three-ring moiety and are used in the treatment of depression. These drugs block the uptake of norepinephrine and serotonin into axon terminals and may block some subtypes of serotonin, adrenergic, and histamine receptors. However the mechanism of their antidepressant effects is not clear because the therapeutic effects usually take weeks to develop and may reflect compensatory changes in the central nervous system.
A competitive serotonin type 3 receptor antagonist. It is effective in the treatment of nausea and vomiting caused by cytotoxic chemotherapy drugs, including cisplatin, and has reported anxiolytic and neuroleptic properties.
A nonapeptide hormone released from the neurohypophysis (PITUITARY GLAND, POSTERIOR). It differs from VASOPRESSIN by two amino acids at residues 3 and 8. Oxytocin acts on SMOOTH MUSCLE CELLS, such as causing UTERINE CONTRACTIONS and MILK EJECTION.
Cell surface proteins that bind cholecystokinin (CCK) with high affinity and trigger intracellular changes influencing the behavior of cells. Cholecystokinin receptors are activated by GASTRIN as well as by CCK-4; CCK-8; and CCK-33. Activation of these receptors evokes secretion of AMYLASE by pancreatic acinar cells, acid and PEPSIN by stomach mucosal cells, and contraction of the PYLORUS and GALLBLADDER. The role of the widespread CCK receptors in the central nervous system is not well understood.
Benzopyrroles with the nitrogen at the number one carbon adjacent to the benzyl portion, in contrast to ISOINDOLES which have the nitrogen away from the six-membered ring.
Compounds that interact with and modulate the activity of CANNABINOID RECEPTORS.
Quantitative determination of receptor (binding) proteins in body fluids or tissue using radioactively labeled binding reagents (e.g., antibodies, intracellular receptors, plasma binders).
A peptide, of about 33 amino acids, secreted by the upper INTESTINAL MUCOSA and also found in the central nervous system. It causes gallbladder contraction, release of pancreatic exocrine (or digestive) enzymes, and affects other gastrointestinal functions. Cholecystokinin may be the mediator of satiety.
Bluish-colored region in the superior angle of the FOURTH VENTRICLE floor, corresponding to melanin-like pigmented nerve cells which lie lateral to the PERIAQUEDUCTAL GRAY.
The phenomenon whereby compounds whose molecules have the same number and kind of atoms and the same atomic arrangement, but differ in their spatial relationships. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 5th ed)
Neural nuclei situated in the septal region. They have afferent and cholinergic efferent connections with a variety of FOREBRAIN and BRAIN STEM areas including the HIPPOCAMPAL FORMATION, the LATERAL HYPOTHALAMUS, the tegmentum, and the AMYGDALA. Included are the dorsal, lateral, medial, and triangular septal nuclei, septofimbrial nucleus, nucleus of diagonal band, nucleus of anterior commissure, and the nucleus of stria terminalis.
A short-acting barbiturate that is effective as a sedative and hypnotic (but not as an anti-anxiety) agent and is usually given orally. It is prescribed more frequently for sleep induction than for sedation but, like similar agents, may lose its effectiveness by the second week of continued administration. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1994, p236)
A class of opioid receptors recognized by its pharmacological profile. Delta opioid receptors bind endorphins and enkephalins with approximately equal affinity and have less affinity for dynorphins.
Drugs that bind to but do not activate GABA RECEPTORS, thereby blocking the actions of endogenous GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID and GABA RECEPTOR AGONISTS.
The endogenous peptides with opiate-like activity. The three major classes currently recognized are the ENKEPHALINS, the DYNORPHINS, and the ENDORPHINS. Each of these families derives from different precursors, proenkephalin, prodynorphin, and PRO-OPIOMELANOCORTIN, respectively. There are also at least three classes of OPIOID RECEPTORS, but the peptide families do not map to the receptors in a simple way.
Diseases caused by factors involved in one's employment.
Drugs that cannot be sold legally without a prescription.
The thin layer of GRAY MATTER on the surface of the CEREBRAL HEMISPHERES that develops from the TELENCEPHALON and folds into gyri and sulchi. It reaches its highest development in humans and is responsible for intellectual faculties and higher mental functions.
A method of studying a drug or procedure in which both the subjects and investigators are kept unaware of who is actually getting which specific treatment.
Clinical or subclinical disturbances of cortical function due to a sudden, abnormal, excessive, and disorganized discharge of brain cells. Clinical manifestations include abnormal motor, sensory and psychic phenomena. Recurrent seizures are usually referred to as EPILEPSY or "seizure disorder."
A POSTURE in which an ideal body mass distribution is achieved. Postural balance provides the body carriage stability and conditions for normal functions in stationary position or in movement, such as sitting, standing, or walking.
The promotion and maintenance of physical and mental health in the work environment.
The reciprocal interaction of two or more persons.
The state of being engaged in an activity or service for wages or salary.
Drugs that bind to and activate excitatory amino acid receptors.
Place or physical location of work or employment.
The basic cellular units of nervous tissue. Each neuron consists of a body, an axon, and dendrites. Their purpose is to receive, conduct, and transmit impulses in the NERVOUS SYSTEM.
The total amount of work to be performed by an individual, a department, or other group of workers in a period of time.
Anxiety disorders in which the essential feature is persistent and irrational fear of a specific object, activity, or situation that the individual feels compelled to avoid. The individual recognizes the fear as excessive or unreasonable.
Compounds capable of relieving pain without the loss of CONSCIOUSNESS.
Any dummy medication or treatment. Although placebos originally were medicinal preparations having no specific pharmacological activity against a targeted condition, the concept has been extended to include treatments or procedures, especially those administered to control groups in clinical trials in order to provide baseline measurements for the experimental protocol.
Preclinical testing of drugs in experimental animals or in vitro for their biological and toxic effects and potential clinical applications.
One of the three major families of endogenous opioid peptides. The enkephalins are pentapeptides that are widespread in the central and peripheral nervous systems and in the adrenal medulla.
Drugs that bind to and activate nicotinic cholinergic receptors (RECEPTORS, NICOTINIC). Nicotinic agonists act at postganglionic nicotinic receptors, at neuroeffector junctions in the peripheral nervous system, and at nicotinic receptors in the central nervous system. Agents that function as neuromuscular depolarizing blocking agents are included here because they activate nicotinic receptors, although they are used clinically to block nicotinic transmission.
That portion of the electromagnetic spectrum in the visible, ultraviolet, and infrared range.
Plants whose roots, leaves, seeds, bark, or other constituent parts possess therapeutic, tonic, purgative, curative or other pharmacologic attributes, when administered to man or animals.
Buspar (buspirone) - an anxiolytic used to treat generalized anxiety disorder. Belsomra (Suvorexant) - used to treat insomnia. ... Azstarys (Serdexmethylphenidate/Dexmethylphenidate) - a long-acting stimulant used to treat ADHD (works for 13 hours). ... clobazam (Frisium, Onfi, Tapclob, Urbanol) - a benzodiazepine that has been marketed as an anxiolytic since 1975 and as an ... clorazepate (Novo-Clopate, Tranxene) - a benzodiazepine with anxiolytic, anticonvulsant, sedative, hypnotic, and skeletal ...
In synbiotics, prebiotics and probiotics work synergistically to provide a combined benefit beyond what either could confer ... This evidence suggests that probiotic treatment has antidepressant and anxiolytic effects. Synbiotics contain both prebiotics ...
This category of drug works by initiating a physiological response at 5-HT1A receptor by increasing the action of serotonin at ... Benzodiazepines produce an anxiolytic response by modulating GABA and increasing its receptor binding. Unfortunately, treatment ... Indeed, such is consistent with related work on attentional bias in implicit memory. Additionally recent research has found ... that work by blocking the reuptake of specific neurotransmitters and resulting in the increase in availability of these ...
Miles Medical Company (now Miles Laboratories). It is a cognate of 'Nerve', and the implication was that the material worked to ... This is not a term used by mainstream/accepted medicine, where anxiolytic is the preferred term. Bromide, colloquial use "1940- ...
She takes anxiolytics (Valium especially) in her coffee to reduce her violent tendencies. She was a groupie with the Grateful ... Walden and Kate meet at the department store where she works. Walden (as "Sam") and Kate go on a few dates and Kate meets Alan ... After Nicole left Malibu to work for Google in San Francisco, Barry was left homeless and without a job. He moves in with ... She has served time in prison and worked as a prison barber. She uses, and makes references to, drugs (legal and otherwise); it ...
Benzodiazepines : How they work and how to withdraw Professor Heather Ashton (2002). "Benzodiazepines: How They Work and How to ... Lader, M (1987). "Long-term anxiolytic therapy: The issue of drug withdrawal". The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. 48 Suppl: 12 ... "BENZODIAZEPINES: HOW THEY WORK AND HOW TO WITHDRAW". The Ashton Manual. New Castle University Institute of Neuroscience. ... 450-3. ISBN 978-0-7817-4380-8. Benzodiazepines: How they work and how to withdraw by Professor Heather Ashton The Minor ...
It also works in conjunction with many of the benzodiazepines but has no amnesic properties. Versed (Midazolam) has the ... It has many of the same anxiolytic and amnesic benefits of other benzodiazepines, but is less commonly used because of its ... Vistaril (Hydroxyzine) while classified as an antihistamine has also been shown to have anxiolytic (anti-anxiety) effects. ...
It works to enhance the action of the neurotransmitter GABA at this receptor. GABA is the major inhibitory neurotransmitter in ... the brain and produces anxiolytic, anticonvulsant, sedative, and hypnotic effects. Chlomethiazole appears to also have another ...
Alexander Zaytsev worked on this chemical family and published work on it in 1874. The first extended research into GHB and its ... It was studied in a range of uses including obstetric surgery and during childbirth and as an anxiolytic; there were anecdotal ... In multiple studies, GHB has been found to impair spatial memory, working memory, learning and memory in rats with chronic ... which works via GABAB receptors, is cross-tolerant with GHB and may be more effective in alleviating withdrawal effects of GHB ...
Alexander Zaytsev worked on this chemical family and published work on it in 1874. The first extended research into GHB and its ... It was studied in a range of uses including obstetric surgery and during childbirth and as an anxiolytic; there were anecdotal ... stating that deuterium-related effects made it necessary to do further formulation work as part of the drug's development. " ...
... is an anxiolytic agent from the cyclopyrrolone family, related to better-known drugs such as the sleeping medication ... It was synthesized by a French team working for Rhone-Poulenc & Rorer S.A. Pagoclone belongs to the class of nonbenzodiazepines ... In contrast to zopiclone, pagoclone produces anxiolytic effects with little sedative or amnestic actions at low doses. The ... receptors as a target for the development of novel anxiolytics". Expert Opinion on Investigational Drugs. 14 (5): 601-18. doi: ...
As perphenazine has not been shown to be teratogenic and works very well, it is sometimes given orally in the smallest possible ... Reynolds JE (1993). "Anxiolytic sedatives, hypnotics and neuroleptics.". Martindale: The Extra Pharmacopoeia (30th ed.). London ... In many countries, depot forms of perphenazine exist (as perphenazine enanthate). One injection works for 1 to 4 weeks ... Perphenazine has sedating and anxiolytic properties, making the drug useful for the treatment of agitated psychotic patients. A ...
Drug-induced increases in behaviors in the white part of a two-compartment box are suggested as an index of anxiolytic activity ... Open field test, elevated plus maze test, and dark/light box test can work as an antidepressant screen by measuring anxiety- ... The test rather reflects the anxiolytic effects of antidepressants, and the response is seen only after chronic treatment with ... It is known that some antidepressants administration will cause a decrease behavior in these tests just like anxiolytics. ...
... works by blocking the effects of histamine. It is a first-generation antihistamine in the piperazine family of ... Hydroxyzine exhibits anxiolytic and sedative properties in many psychiatric patients. Other studies have suggested that ... The weak antiserotonergic effects of hydroxyzine likely underlie its usefulness as an anxiolytic, as other antihistamines ... A systematic review concluded that compared with other anxiolytic agents (benzodiazepines and buspirone), hydroxyzine was ...
The synthesis was derived from work on a class of dyes, quinazolone-3-oxides.[citation needed] It was discovered by accident ... Skerritt JH, Johnston GA (May 1983). "Enhancement of GABA binding by benzodiazepines and related anxiolytics". European Journal ... The discovery of Librium in 1957 was due largely to the dedicated work and observational ability of a gifted technician, Beryl ... The drug has amnesic, anticonvulsant, anxiolytic, hypnotic, sedative and skeletal muscle relaxant properties. Chlordiazepoxide ...
By enhancing the effects of GABA, benzodiazepines use results in sedative, hypnotic (sleep-inducing), anxiolytic (anti-anxiety ... which actually work by enhancing the effect of the neurotransmitter gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) at the GABAA receptor. ...
Anxiolytics are used, generally short-term, for anxiety disorders and related problems such as physical symptoms and insomnia. ... E.L. Thorndike and B.F. Skinner were among the first to work on behavior therapy. Convulsive therapy was introduced by Ladislas ... "List of Anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics - Drugs.com". Drugs.com. Retrieved 2017-08-07. "Medication for Bipolar Disorder ... "A quick guide to mental health payment by results and its impact on social work". 16 April 2013. Crocker, J., Major, B., & ...
After having worked in the studio the following year for their upcoming album entitled Mastermind, which was released in ... Instead of seeking help from mental health professionals, he made doctors give him anxiolytics which he began to use regularly ... Wyndorf travelled to Los Angeles, California to work for the soundtrack of the movie Torque, which was entirely composed by him ... After his overdose, Wyndorf began working on Monster Magnet's next album, 4-Way Diablo, which was released in November 2007. On ...
... as much work and consumed similarly; and rats given 100 mg/kg Phenylpiracetam performed an average of 375% as much work, and ... Research on animals has indicated that phenylpiracetam may have anti-amnesic, antidepressant, anticonvulsant, anxiolytic, and ... Rats given 1 mg/kg amphetamine performed an average of 150% as much work and consumed 50% as much non-preferred rat chow than ... Present data show that (R)-phenylpiracetam increases motivation, i.e., the work load, which animals are willing to perform to ...
... is used for its anxiolytic effect, and as an adjunctive therapy in epilepsy. Clobazam is approved in Canada for add-on ... reported that clobazam and its active metabolite, N-desmethylclobazam (norclobazam), work by enhancing GABA-activated chloride ... in 2000, who also showed that its anxiolytic and anticonvulsant properties could still be seen in mice whose α1 receptors were ... June 2000). "Sedative but not anxiolytic properties of benzodiazepines are mediated by the GABA(A) receptor alpha1 subtype". ...
In 2001, while working as a columnist for Canada's The National Post newspaper, Pearson was diagnosed with anxiety disorder and ... prescribed the anxiolytic Effexor. Pearson claims that she became addicted to this substance until missing even one dose caused ...
In addition to its sleep-improving properties, pruvanserin has also been shown to have antidepressant, anxiolytic, and working ...
Guimarães FS, Carobrez AP, De Aguiar JC, Graeff FG (1991). "Anxiolytic effect in the elevated plus-maze of the NMDA receptor ... These excitatory glutamate receptors work with the inhibitory GABA receptors to achieve equilibrium in the DPAG of the brain. ... This suggests that a portion of systemically taken NMDA antagonist's anxiolytic effects comes from the DPAG region of the brain ... AP-7 injected directly into the dorsal periaqueductal grey (DPAG) of rats produced an anxiolytic effect, whereas direct ...
An example is the push for better anti-anxiety agents (anxiolytics) based on GABAA(α2) agonists, CRF1 antagonists, and 5HT2c ... The next step, which major pharmaceutical companies are currently working hard to develop, are receptor subtype-specific drugs ... In 2002, a recent comprehensive collected work of the ACNP, "Neuropsychopharmacology: The Fifth Generation of Progress" was ... but until the modern scientific era knowledge of how the substances actually worked was quite limited, most pharmacological ...
In the mid-1940s, Frank Berger was working in a laboratory of a British drug company, looking for a preservative for penicillin ... among others-is a carbamate derivative used as an anxiolytic drug. It was the best-selling minor tranquilizer for a time, but ...
It also possesses anxiolytic-like effects in preclinical studies, attenuates amphetamine-induced lethality and stereotypy as ... In preclinical studies alstonine attenuates MK-801-induced hyperlocomotion, working memory deficit and social withdrawal. ...
Work Group on Panic Disorder (January 2009). "APA Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Patients With Panic Disorder, Second ... Although antidepressants with anxiolytic properties have been introduced, and there is increasing awareness of the adverse ... Benzodiazepines work by increasing the effectiveness of the endogenous chemical, GABA, to decrease the excitability of neurons ... It has been suggested that some of their anticonvulsant, anxiolytic, and muscle relaxant effects may be in part mediated by ...
The only mention here is that there was a discussion 'anxiolytics and GABA agonists' which included BNC-210, but does not ... Bionomics will now continue development and clinical testing, with Ironwood receiving a royalty for their work done. In April ... List of investigational anxiolytics 5-Hydroxyindoleacetic acid Kynurenic acid "Bionomics Begins Phase 1b Study With Anxiety ... BNC210 (also known as IW-2143 during its time licensed to Ironwood Pharmaceuticals) is an anxiolytic drug that acts via ...
These references to displacement activities in a work of literature indicate that the phenomenon was well recognized at the ... drugs and reduced by anxiolytic (anxiety-reducing) drugs. In humans, he noted that similar self-directed behaviour, together ... The subsequent development of research on displacement activities was a direct consequence of Konrad Lorenz's works on ...
It is believed to work by decreasing neurotransmitters. Baclofen was approved for medical use in the United States in 1977. It ... it does similarly possess both sedative and anxiolytic properties. Reports of overdose indicate that baclofen may cause ... Chemically, baclofen is a derivative of the neurotransmitter γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA). It is believed to work by activating ( ...
These were drugs that worked chiefly as anti-anxiety agents and muscle relaxants. The first benzodiazepine was Librium. Three ... anxiolytics, barbiturates, movement disorder (e.g., Parkinson's disease) drugs, stimulants (including amphetamines), ... DG Competition Staff Working Paper), 28 November 2008, page 17 (pdf, 1.95 MB). ...
Trimethobenzamide is thought to work on the CTZ. *Ginger contains 5-HT3 antagonists gingerols, shogaols,[12] and galanolactone. ...
Multi-Specialty Working Group on the Recognition, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Primary Focal Hyperhidrosis (2004-08-01). " ... anxiolytic agents, adrenergic agonists, and cholinergic agonists.[5] ...
In 2002, Shapiro and Maxfield published a theory of why this might work, called adaptive information processing.[164] This ... Neuropeptide Y has been reported to reduce the release of norepinephrine and has been demonstrated to have anxiolytic ... A USAF study carried out in 1979 focused on individuals (civilian and military) who had worked to recover or identify the ... Defined by the disruption of family, work, and social life, the risk of developing social disability increased 17-fold when ...
The combination of theanine and caffeine has been shown to promote faster simple reaction time, faster numeric working memory ... Anxiolytics. *Carboxamides. *AMPA receptor antagonists. *Kainate receptor antagonists. *NMDA receptor agonists. *Excitatory ...
For example, venlafaxine works alongside its primary metabolite O-desmethylvenlafaxine to strongly inhibit serotonin and ... It is believed to work in a similar manner, though some evidence suggests lower response rates compared to venlafaxine and ... SNRIs work by inhibiting the reuptake of the neurotransmitters serotonin and norepinephrine. This results in an increase in the ...
Lidocaine is also used for painful mouth sores and to numb areas for dental work and minor medical procedures. In February 2007 ... Stimulants such as methylphenidate, caffeine, ephedrine, dextroamphetamine, methamphetamine, and cocaine work against heavy ... presents what is believed to be a novel drug working through two (and possibly three) different modes of action in the fashion ...
It is important to recognize, however, that stimulants act not only on working memory function, but also on general levels of ... At abused (relatively high) doses, stimulants can interfere with working memory and cognitive control, as will be discussed ... Neuropsychological studies have detected deficits in attention, working memory, and decision-making in chronic METH addicts ... ... Therapeutic (relatively low) doses of psychostimulants, such as methylphenidate and amphetamine, improve performance on working ...
Despite the compelling evidence and the relative simplicity of these two theories working in tandem, there is still ... Ethanol (alcohol) - a euphoriant, sedative, and anxiolytic used recreationally; unknown site antagonist ... and mediate higher cognitive operations such as working memory.[36] This is consistent with the expansion in GluN2B actions and ... "NMDA receptors subserve working memory persistent neuronal firing In dorsolateral prefrontal cortex". Neuron. 77 (4): 736-749 ...
Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a psychological method of treatment for GAD that involves a therapist working with the ... The anxiolytic effects of pregabalin appear rapidly after administration, closer to the benzodiazepines in time of onset ( ... These goals are attained by switching the person's attempt to control events to working towards changing their behavior and ... or work difficulties.[3][4] Individuals may exhibit a variety of physical symptoms, including feeling tired, fidgeting, ...
This leads to a form of programmed cell death called apoptosis.[31][33] Alkylating agents will work at any point in the cell ... This means that they only work during a specific part of the cell cycle, in this case S-phase (the DNA synthesis phase). For ... Chemotherapy does not always work, and even when it is useful, it may not completely destroy the cancer. Patients frequently ... In the broad sense, most chemotherapeutic drugs work by impairing mitosis (cell division), effectively targeting fast-dividing ...
... is used as a short-term sedative and anxiolytic for cats and dogs,[123] sometimes used as an appetite stimulant.[123][ ... Flash animation about how bromazepam works (mechanism of action). *. ""Medication of the Month" at Albany Medical Center". ... Lader M (December 1987). "Long-term anxiolytic therapy: the issue of drug withdrawal". The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. 48: ... Whiting PJ (February 2006). "GABA-A receptors: a viable target for novel anxiolytics?". Current Opinion in Pharmacology. 6 (1 ...
This technique minimizes the loss of precursor chemicals in case a step does not work as expected.[149][dead link] ... "Antidepressive, anxiolytic, and antiaddictive effects of ayahuasca, psilocybin and lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD): a ... He was at the forefront of the counterculture's experimentation with psychedelic drugs, which led to his 1954 work The Doors of ... Exactly how LSD produces its effects is unknown, but it is thought that it works by increasing glutamate release in the ...
They go to work but they are unhappy and uncomfortable; they are somewhat anxious; they are tired; they have various physical ... Anxiolytics (including sedatives) are used for anxiety disorders and related problems such as insomnia. Mood stabilizers are ... Clinical psychology and social work developed as professions. World War I saw a massive increase of conditions that came to be ... Alternatively, functioning may be affected by the stress of having to hide a condition in work or school etc., by adverse ...
For the treatment of the withdrawal/negative affect symptom domain of cannabis use disorder, medications may work by ... and prescribed anxiolytics,[17] but slightly higher than that for psilocybin, mescaline, or LSD.[18] Of those who use cannabis ... The sedating and anxiolytic properties of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in some users might make the use of cannabis an attempt to ...
In NIAAA: Social work education for the prevention and treatment of alcohol use disorders (NIH publication). Washington, D.C. ... Drug misuse is a term used commonly when prescription medication with sedative, anxiolytic, analgesic, or stimulant properties ... Drachman, D. (1992). "A stage-of-migration framework for service to immigrant populations". Social Work. 37 (1): 68-72. doi: ... Recurrent substance use resulting in a failure to fulfill major role obligations at work, school, or home (e.g., repeated ...
... and vasopressin were isolated and their total synthesis reported in 1954,[122] work for which Vincent du Vigneaud was ... The anxiolytic Buspar (buspirone) may produce some of its effects via 5-HT1A receptor-induced oxytocin stimulation as well.[70] ... Du Vigneaud was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1955 for his work.[132] ... awarded the 1955 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with the citation: "for his work on biochemically important sulphur compounds, ...
Work Group on Panic Disorder (January 2009). APA Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Patients With Panic Disorder (PDF). 1 ... Anxiety or tension associated with the stress of everyday life usually does not require treatment with an anxiolytic... Panic ... British Medical Association, Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (September 2010). "4.1.2: Anxiolytics". British ... The therapeutic properties of alprazolam are similar to other benzodiazepines and include anxiolytic, anticonvulsant, muscle ...
... s work by exploiting differences between mammalian and fungal cells to kill the fungal organism with fewer adverse ...
The Drug-Resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae Working Group recommends fluoroquinolones be used for the ambulatory treatment of ... "Guidance for the use and reduction of misuse of benzodiazepines and other hypnotics and anxiolytics in general practice" (PDF) ...
Within the class of medications, there is no clear evidence that one agent works better than another.[1][2] ...
They work primarily by expanding extracellular fluid and plasma volume, therefore increasing blood flow to the kidney, ...
... is a central nervous system depressant with anxiolytic and stimulant effects which is used in the treatment of anxiety, ... first-time users often mistakenly take an additional dose of phenibut in the belief that the initial dose did not work.[1] ... mutually potentiate and extend the duration of the effects of other central nervous system depressants including anxiolytics, ...
PHA-57378, dual 5-HT2A / 5-HT2C agonist, anxiolytic effects in animal studies.[50] ... working memory, and attention[17][18][19] by enhancing glutamate release followed by a complex range of interactions with the 5 ...
Officially, beta blockers are not approved for anxiolytic use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.[36] However, many ... The Netherlands Working Group on Cardiovascular Research (WCN)". Angiology. 50 (6): 447-54. doi:10.1177/000331979905000602. ... Tyrer P (January 1992). "Anxiolytics not acting at the benzodiazepine receptor: beta blockers". Progress in Neuro- ... which work together to increase plasma glucose. Therefore, blocking β2-adrenoceptors lowers plasma glucose. β1-blockers have ...
a b Millan MJ, Brocco M, Gobert A, Dekeyne A (2005). «Anxiolytic properties of agomelatine, an antidepressant with ... antagonist SB-269970 in the modulation of working and reference memory in the rat». Behavioural Brain Research 195 (1): 164-70 ... Kennett GA, Trail B, Bright F (1998). «Anxiolytic-like actions of BW 723C86 in the rat Vogel conflict test are 5-HT2B receptor ... Schreiber R, Melon C, De Vry J (1998). «The role of 5-HT receptor subtypes in the anxiolytic effects of selective serotonin ...
Sedatives and anxiolytics are sometimes used in sports like archery which require steady hands and accurate aim, and also to ... Small effects on working memory reached significance, based on one of our two analytical approaches. Effects on delayed ... However, because the effects on long-term and working memory were qualified by evidence for publication bias, we conclude that ... Nootropics, or "cognition enhancers", benefit overall cognition by improving memory (e.g., increasing working memory capacity ...
Research Planning Work Groups produced "white papers" on the research needed to inform and shape the DSM-5[34] and the ... 304.10 Sedative, hypnotic, or anxiolytic dependence (including benzodiazepine dependence and barbiturate dependence) ... Scientists working on the revision of the DSM had a broad range of experience and interests. The APA Board of Trustees required ... Wakefield, Jerome C. (May 22, 2013). "DSM-5: An Overview of Changes and Controversies". Clinical Social Work Journal. 41 (2): ...
Work. Dogs have lived and worked with humans in many roles. In addition to dogs' role as companion animals, dogs have been bred ... Wilson CC (1991). "The pet as an anxiolytic intervention". The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease. 179 (8): 482-489. doi: ... Katz, Jon (2003). The New Work of Dogs. New York: Villard Books. ISBN 978-0-375-76055-6. .. ... In the UK between 2003 and 2004, there were 5,868 dog attacks on humans, resulting in 5,770 working days lost in sick leave.[ ...
Anxiolytics are used to prevent and treat symptoms of acute anxiety related to many conditions. Learn about these drugs and the ... How they work. Anxiolytics work by targeting key chemical messengers in the brain. This is thought to help decrease abnormal ... Taking anxiolytics for an extended period can also lead to drug tolerance. This means that after using the drug for a long time ... Some anxiolytics can be habit-forming. You can develop cravings for some of these drugs, especially if you take them for too ...
Glutamatergic and Dopaminergic Neurons Mediate Anxiogenic and Anxiolytic Effects of CRHR1. By Damian Refojo, Martin Schweizer, ... Glutamatergic and Dopaminergic Neurons Mediate Anxiogenic and Anxiolytic Effects of CRHR1. By Damian Refojo, Martin Schweizer, ... Glutamatergic and Dopaminergic Neurons Mediate Anxiogenic and Anxiolytic Effects of CRHR1 Message Subject. (Your Name) has ... An imbalance between CRHR1-controlled anxiogenic glutamatergic and anxiolytic dopaminergic systems might lead to emotional ...
How Does Valium Work?. Valium acts on GABA receptors. It appears to act on areas of the limbic system, thalamus, and ... A person can become dependent on this drug and if treatment needs to be stopped, a safe plan should be worked out with their ... Valium (diazepam), an anxiolytic (antipanic and antianxiety) medication, belongs to the class of drugs known as benzodiazepines ... hypothalamus, inducing anxiolytic effects. Diazepam increases the inhibitory processes in the cerebral cortex. The ...
Anxiolytics are used to treat several types of anxiety disorders. The mechanism of action of an anxiolytic drug depends upon ... Anxiolytics (anti-anxiety drugs) is a drug class that is comprised of other types of drug classes, for example, benzodiazepines ... Anxiolytics work (mechanism of action) depending upon to which drug class it belongs. Anxiety disorder drugs cause similar side ... Anti-Anxiety Drugs (Anxiolytics) Side Effects, List of Names. *What are anti-anxiety (anxiolytic) drugs? ...
Can you tell me what the diagnosis anxiolytic-sexual dysfunction refer to? ED. Anxiety prevents you from obtaining and erection ... Could morphine work as an anxiolytic? Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry Dr. Martinez-Irizarry ... Anxiolytic (Overview) Any medicine that makes a person less troubled by anxiety is "anxiolytic" ("lysis" is literally a ... Anxiolytic (Overview) Any medicine that makes a person less troubled by anxiety is "anxiolytic" ("lysis" is literally a ...
There are several different classes of anxiolytic drugs, including benzodiazepines, antidepressants, certain beta-blockers, and ... Like benzodiazepines, these drugs work swiftly. On the other hand, both classes of medications may become less effective with ... Use of anxiolytic drugs should be thought of as a helpful add-on to therapy, instead of as a long-term solution to the problem. ... Other anxiolytic drugs come from the beta-blocker class. Atenolol and propanolol are common choices. They especially address ...
Study Anxiolytics and Hypnotics flashcards from Victoria Bertram ... How does zopiclone work? - targets GABA-A receptor and is ...
However, the anxiolytic nature of the linalool odor itself as well as its potential action through the olfactory system has not ... However, the anxiolytic nature of the linalool odor itself as well as its potential action through the olfactory system has not ... In this study, we examined the anxiolytic effects of linalool odor with light/dark box test and with elevated plus maze (EPM), ... In this study, we examined the anxiolytic effects of linalool odor with light/dark box test and with elevated plus maze, and ...
Buagafuran is a novel anxiolytic agent and phase I clinical trials of buagafuran have been completed. In this paper, a ... Buagafuran is a novel anxiolytic agent and phase I clinical trials of buagafuran have been completed. In this paper, a ... This work was supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China (81603190 and 81602655) and CAMS Innovation Fund for ... 1997). Orphanin FQ acts as an anxiolytic to attenuate behavioral responses to stress. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 94, 14854- ...
Recurrent sedative/anxiolytic use resulting in a failure to fulfill major role obligations at work, school or home (still ... Goal: stop sedative/anxiolytic use so that she can better fulfill major role obligations at work, school or home. ... Recurrent sedative, hypnotic, or anxiolytic use resulting in a failure to fulfill major role obligations at work, school, or ... Goal: stop sedative/anxiolytic use because using more than intended.. * Goal: stop sedative/anxiolytic use because it is ...
Nonbenzodiazepine anxiolytic. Busprione (Bu-Spar) is the first in a class of drugs that specifically work as anxiolytics. In ... Although different sedative-hypnotic and anxiolytic drugs work in the brain in slightly different ways, they all produce a ... Minor tranquilizers (sedativehypnotics/anxiolytics). Like the neuroleptics, all of the commonly used minor tranquilizers-with ... Nonbenzodiazepine sedative-hypnotics. The non-BZD hypnotic zolpidem (Ambien) is a newer sleeping agent that is thought to work ...
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Working Group on Restless Legs Syndrome. Am Fam Phys. 2000 Jul 1. 62(1):108-14. [ ... Anxiolytics, Benzodiazepines. Class Summary. A benzodiazepine may be used as monotherapy in patients with mild or intermittent ...
... is a benzodiazepine anxiolytic (antianxiety and antipanic) drug used to treat seizures, anxiety, and panic attacks. ... Klonopin (clonazepam) is in a class of anxiolytic (antianxiety and antipanic) medications called benzodiazepines. It works by ... Like many anxiolytic medications, this drug has several important interactions of which to be aware, including:. *Cimetidine: ...
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  • Patients should not take anxiolytic drugs with any of the monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) class of antidepressants or other drugs that inhibit MAOIs such as linezolid [Zyvox] and intravenous methylene blue . (medicinenet.com)
  • Anxiolytic drugs belong to several classes, including benzodiazepines and antidepressants. (wisegeek.com)
  • Certain antidepressants are considered useful anxiolytic drugs. (wisegeek.com)
  • Clinical pharmacology of anxiolytics and antidepressants: a psychopharmacological perspective, D. J. Nutt & P. Glue. (elsevier.com)
  • Effect of anxiolytics and antidepressants on extinction and negative contrast, C. F. Flaherty. (elsevier.com)
  • Evaluate the clinical uses of the five major psychotropic medication classes - the antidepressants, mood stabilizers, anti-anxiety agents, antipsychotics and psychostimulants - how they work and their common side effects. (pesi.com)
  • The three most commonly prescribed types of anxiety medication are antidepressants , anti- anxiety medications (also known as anxiolytics), and beta-blockers. (rxlist.com)
  • Antidepressants and anxiolytic medications work primarily by affecting the balance of certain chemicals in the brain known as neurotransmitters. (rxlist.com)
  • In the United States, although most severe types of mental illness are likely to be treated by psychiatrists, most prescriptions for psychotropics (e.g., anxiolytics and newer antidepressants) are written by non-psychiatrists. (wikibooks.org)
  • Antidepressants and anxiolytics haven't worked. (agingcare.com)
  • Other antidepressants and anxiolytics--drugs used to treat anxiety--also worked as a pick-me-up, he says. (scientificamerican.com)
  • Baier plans to do the same sort of screening for new antidepressants and anxiolytics using his 'frozen' fish. (scientificamerican.com)
  • I went to my gp and the put me on antidepressants there slowly working I find that going out with your kids and friends really helps take your mind of things. (adaa.org)
  • Anxiety medications - sometimes known as anxiolytics or antidepressants. (calmclinic.com)
  • In this study, we examined the anxiolytic effects of linalool odor with light/dark box test and with elevated plus maze (EPM), and found that linalool odor has an anxiolytic effect without motor impairment in mice. (frontiersin.org)
  • In this study, we examined the anxiolytic effects of linalool odor in mice. (frontiersin.org)
  • It appears to act on areas of the limbic system, thalamus, and hypothalamus, inducing anxiolytic effects. (goodtherapy.org)
  • Furthermore, the effect was antagonized by flumazenil, indicating that the linalool odor-induced anxiolytic effect was mediated by γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA)ergic transmission via benzodiazepine (BDZ)-responsive GABA A receptors. (frontiersin.org)
  • How does benzodiazepine work? (bristol.ac.uk)
  • Ativan, a benzodiazepine , works by slowing the activity in the region in the brain that controls relaxation. (psyweb.com)
  • clobazam (Frisium, Onfi, Tapclob, Urbanol) - a benzodiazepine that has been marketed as an anxiolytic since 1975 and as an anticonvulsant since 1984. (wikipedia.org)
  • estazolam (Prosom, Eurodin) - a benzodiazepine derivative with anxiolytic, anticonvulsant, hypnotic, sedative and skeletal muscle relaxant properties, commonly prescribed for short-term treatment of insomnia. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition to serotonin receptor ligands, benzodiazepine binding-site agonists, exemplified by diazepam, have proven anxiolytic efficacy. (pharmiweb.com)
  • citation needed] GABA is the major inhibitory neurotransmitter in the brain and produces anxiolytic, anticonvulsant, sedative, and hypnotic effects. (wikipedia.org)
  • Evaluation of Anticonvulsant, Sedative, Anxiolytic, and Phytochemical Profile of the Methanol Extract from the Aerial Parts of Swertia corymbosa (Griseb. (hindawi.com)
  • The objective of the present study was to evaluate the anxiolytic, antidepressant, and anticonvulsant activity of the methanolic extract of Swertia corymbosa (SCMeOH). (hindawi.com)
  • NEO showed an anxiolytic-like effect and was able to counter the nociception induced by a thermal stimulus in a dose-dependent manner. (mdpi.com)
  • These metabolites have shown anxiolytic and antidepressant effects in various experimental models of anxiety by interacting with γ-aminobutyric acid subtype A receptors (GABAA-receptors) and by stimulating the serotonergic, noradrenergic, and dopaminergic neurotransmitter systems. (intechopen.com)
  • Valerian extracts allosterically modulate GABA-A receptors and induced an anxiolytic activity. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Beta-blocking drugs work by blocking the receptors that are associated with some of the physiological symptoms of anxiety -- including rapid heartbeat. (rxlist.com)
  • Buspirone is an anxiolytic psychoactive drug with known effects on 5-HT 1A receptors that its action is not related to benzodiazepines. (scirp.org)
  • The purpose of the present study was to examine interactions between PGFJ, magnesium (Mg) and buspirone as a partial agonist of 5-HT 1A receptors in producing anxiolytic-like activity in the elevated plus maze in mice. (scirp.org)
  • Alprazolam binds to GABA receptors to produce these anxiolytic qualities. (calmclinic.com)
  • Just like CBD, Delta-8-THC works by binding to CB1 cannabinoid receptors within the nervous system. (bitrebels.com)
  • It is well known the use of raw materials from the Northeast of Brazil to the development of new anxiolytic drugs. (scielo.br)
  • Valium (diazepam) , an anxiolytic (antipanic and antianxiety) medication , belongs to the class of drugs known as benzodiazepines. (goodtherapy.org)
  • Medication didn't work and I hate psychitrist, thus, I decided to embrace my panic attacks. (cnn.com)
  • There are two broad categories of patients who become dependent upon sedative-hypnotic or anxiolytic medications: those who take them for symptomatic treatment of a neurologic or psychiatric disorder and those who use them in non-medical settings, sometimes for self-medication for psychiatric symptoms but also to enhance euphoria or curb withdrawal from other drugs. (theravive.com)
  • I wouldn't advise an anxiolytic or other medication. (pulsetoday.co.uk)
  • Do not increase the dose without talking to your doctor first, even if you think the medication doesn't work anymore. (everydayhealth.com)
  • Buspirone is a medication for anxiety (anxiolytic) that works by affecting certain natural substances in the brain (neurotransmitters). (webmd.com)
  • How does this medication work? (medbroadcast.com)
  • This medication works by bringing these chemicals back into balance. (medbroadcast.com)
  • In addition to this anxiolytic medication sometimes in the form of benzodiazepines can reduce anxiety. (psychcentral.com)
  • We think of this as a pain medication, but a number of studies are showing that gabapentin is an anxiolytic," he speculated. (medpagetoday.com)
  • After two weeks on Buspar (buspirone) 30 mg p/day, is it normal to feel like the anxiolytic effect is going on and off sometimes? (healthtap.com)
  • Buspirone is in a class of medications called anxiolytics. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Buspar (buspirone) - an anxiolytic used to treat generalized anxiety disorder. (wikipedia.org)
  • If the Lamictal works well you might eventually want to consider a safer option for your anxiety symptoms like buspirone. (drugs.com)
  • Buspirone is an anxiolytic drug in a class of its own that can improve symptoms in the short term. (bmj.com)
  • The anxiolytic-like effect of PGFJ (5, 10 and 20 ml/kg, orally), buspirone (5 mg/kg, i.p), Mg (50 mg/kg, orally) and their interactions were evaluated after ten days' treatment. (scirp.org)
  • Also, Mg induced an anxiolytic-like effect that was more than effects observed by buspirone 5 mg/kg. (scirp.org)
  • However, binary application of buspirone and Mg showed anxiolytic effects more than buspirone, alone. (scirp.org)
  • Buspirone belongs to the class of medications called anxiolytics , or anti-anxieties . (medbroadcast.com)
  • The determining compound for the observed anxiolytic effect of the valerian extract is its content of valerenic acid. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Cannabidiol (CBD) has antipsychotic and anxiolytic effects. (springer.com)
  • in mice M. Rabbani1, S. E. Sajjadi2 and A. Mohammadi3 1 Department of Pharmacology, 2Department of Pharmacognosy and 3Isfahan Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Centre, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran The aim of the present study was to evaluate the anxiolytic effects of hydroalcoholic extract (HE) of Nepeta persica Boiss. (slideshare.net)
  • This review describes the pharmacology of these anxiolytics and provides updated evidence for their use in the anxiety and related disorders. (up.ac.za)
  • Anxiolytics, or anti-anxiety drugs, are a category of drugs used to prevent anxiety and treat anxiety related to several anxiety disorders. (healthline.com)
  • What are anti-anxiety (anxiolytic) drugs? (medicinenet.com)
  • Anxiolytics (also termed anti- anxiety or anti-panic drugs ) are medications that are used to treat a health condition called anxiety . (medicinenet.com)
  • How do anti-anxiety drugs and benzodiazepines work (mechanism of action)? (medicinenet.com)
  • Many herbs are anxiolytic (anti-anxiety), tranquilizing and/or sedating. (animalwellnessmagazine.com)
  • In the study, mice were administered a range of doses of aqueous extracts of the plant, and their behaviors observed as they were put to tests commonly used when analyzing the anxiolytic effects of potential anti-anxiety drugs. (emaxhealth.com)
  • They include anxiolytic (anti-anxiety), clear-headed and non-sedative effects. (bitrebels.com)
  • Generally used only if other agents do not work, effective both for mania and refractory depression in bipolar, onset of action in mania 2 weeks and antidepressant effects 6 weeks. (studystack.com)
  • Primarily, anxiolytics are used to treat symptoms of anxiety disorders, including generalized anxiety disorder and social phobia . (healthline.com)
  • Sedative, hypnotic, or anxiolytic use disorder is the continued use of these substances despite clinically significant distress or impairment. (mentalhealth.com)
  • Anxiolytics are used to treat anxiety or symptoms caused by anxiety. (medicinenet.com)
  • Miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics act in the brain to treat anxiety and insomnia and to induce calm. (drugs.com)
  • Many are older drugs and most have an unknown mechanism of action but work on the central nervous system to treat anxiety and insomnia. (drugs.com)
  • To evaluate if the GABA receptor could be involved in the anxiolytic-like effect produced by NEO, in independent experiments, the effects produced by co-administration of NEO plus muscimol (MUS) and NEO plus Pitrotoxin (PTX) were evaluated in the HBT. (mdpi.com)
  • It works to enhance the action of the neurotransmitter GABA at this receptor. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is now known that the alpha2- and/or alpha3 subunits of the GABA(A) receptor mediates the anxiolytic activity of benzodiazepines whereas the alpha1 subtype is involved in sedation, prompting the development of selective alpha2- and/or alpha3-receptor agonists. (pharmiweb.com)
  • Benzodiazepines work by facilitation of the action of gamma aminobutyric acid (GABA), an inhibitory neurotransmitter in the CNS. (emedexpert.com)
  • Effects of drugs on punished behavior: pre-clinical test for anxiolytics, J. L. Howard & G. T. Pollard. (elsevier.com)
  • It's important to remember that the remedy must fit the animal and the behavior - no one remedy works for all. (animalwellnessmagazine.com)
  • The book covers the latest in evolutionary psychology and behavior genetics, ecological and evolutionary theories of learning, cross-cultural work in cognition, the latest neuroscience data (and its critiques), and endophenotype research in the genetic causes of schizophrenia. (oup.com)
  • Effects of conspecific and predator odors on defensive behavior, analgesia, and spatial working memory. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • If you stop taking anxiolytics suddenly, you may develop withdrawal symptoms. (healthline.com)
  • stop sedative/anxiolytic use because sedative/anxiolytic withdrawal symptoms are developing. (mentalhealth.com)
  • If you have symptoms of serotonin syndrome then all drugs/herbs that work with that part of the brain will have a magnified effect , or will magnify the effect of the Cymbalta. (medhelp.org)
  • Objective This review aimed to examine systematically the epidemiological evidence linking work-related exposure to violence and threats thereof with risk of mental disorders and mental ill-health symptoms. (sjweh.fi)
  • Thus, the objective of this article is to review systematically, meta-analyze and critically evaluate the epidemiological evidence for causal relations between violence or threats thereof at work and the risk of depressive and anxiety disorders (primary outcomes) and mental ill-health symptoms (secondary outcomes), respectively. (sjweh.fi)
  • It works for over half of patients, reducing symptoms and improving daily functioning. (bmj.com)
  • If it is a drug that may work quickly then withdrawal symptoms with be visual sooner. (lumenlearning.com)
  • Sedative-, hypnotic-, or anxiolytic-related disorders. (cadasb.org)
  • A) A Cessation of (or reduction in) sedative, hypnotic, or anxiolytic use that has been heavy and prolonged. (lumenlearning.com)
  • Sedative, hypnotic, or anxiolytic substances can also affect ones family life, bring up more conflicts and arguments, and sometimes even split up a family. (lumenlearning.com)
  • Although abuse/dependency occurs more in adults than in children, the population of children consuming sedative, hypnotic or anxiolytic substances increases daily. (lumenlearning.com)
  • Seizures can be seen with the abuse of sedative, hypnotic, or anxiolytic substances. (lumenlearning.com)
  • Sedative, hypnotic, or anxiolytic abuse not only appears in the United States, but throughout the world. (lumenlearning.com)
  • Up to 90% of people in the United States have received some type of sedative, hypnotic, or anxiolytic drug while hospitalized. (lumenlearning.com)
  • There are several causation's for sedative, hypnotic, or anxiolytic abuse/dependency. (lumenlearning.com)
  • The best form of treatment for sedative, hypnotic, or anxiolytic abuse/dependency would be complete independence from all drugs. (lumenlearning.com)
  • The findings of present work demonstrated that NEO possesses anxiolytic-like and antinociceptive effects in mice. (mdpi.com)
  • The aim of this study was to investigate the administration of analgesics and anxiolytics to people living in nursing homes, taking into account cognitive status. (dovepress.com)
  • Experiments using in vitro models have revealed, indeed, that selective serotonin receptor (5-HTR) ligands such as 5-HTR 1A agonists, known as relatively safe anxiolytics, can acutely elicit episodes of rhythmic neuronal activity refered to as fictive locomotion in isolated spinal cord preparations. (dovepress.com)
  • Klonopin (clonazepam) is in a class of anxiolytic (antianxiety and antipanic) medications called benzodiazepines. (goodtherapy.org)
  • These drugs tend to work rather quickly and can be habit-forming. (healthline.com)
  • What Are the Different Types of Anxiolytic Drugs? (wisegeek.com)
  • Other anxiolytic drugs come from the beta-blocker class. (wisegeek.com)
  • Like benzodiazepines, these drugs work swiftly. (wisegeek.com)
  • A patient's condition partly determines the best anxiolytic drugs and classes. (wisegeek.com)
  • Reducing anxiety with anxiolytic drugs promotes patient comfort. (wisegeek.com)
  • Use of anxiolytic drugs should be thought of as a helpful add-on to therapy, instead of as a long-term solution to the problem. (wisegeek.com)
  • Therapy utilizing anxiolytic drugs has long been a first-line choice as an effective treatment options for anxiety disorders ( Hoffman and Mathew, 2008 ). (frontiersin.org)
  • Alcohol, opium and the two in combination (laudanum) were among the first widely used and frequently misused sedative and anxiolytic drugs, and bromide salts, paraldehyde and chloral hydrate were in medical use by the end of the 19th century. (theravive.com)
  • Interactions of anxiolytic and antidepressant drugs with hormones of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis, S. E. File. (elsevier.com)
  • This can be combined with other manipulations (e.g. injecting amnestic and anxiolytic drugs). (dur.ac.uk)
  • Septo-hippocampal theta mechanisms crucially subserve the behaviours (navigation, memory, anxiety) thought to depend on the hippocampus: e.g., all anxiolytic drugs reduce reticular-stimulated hippocampal theta frequency, and grid cells in freely moving rats require movement-related input timed by septohippocampal theta. (dur.ac.uk)
  • The anxiolytic drugs, which specifically target these disorders, work in different ways and have specific treatment applications. (rxlist.com)
  • Effective anxiolytic drugs include the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and the serotonin and noradrenaline reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs), which are the preferred agents in primary care. (up.ac.za)
  • This is in stark contrast to ethanol, which is a depressant, anxiolytic, and amnestic. (epmonthly.com)
  • Anxiolytics may cause drowsiness or dizziness. (healthline.com)
  • This formula not only works to relax and balance the body and mind, it does so without promoting drowsiness. (nutrametrix.com)
  • Anxiolytic-like properties were studied in the elevated plus-maze test and the possible antidepressant-like actions were evaluated in the forced swimming test. (scielo.br)
  • From these results the suggestion comes that AVA may inhibit the anxiolytic action of VA. To further characterise the possible VA-AVA interaction, the active valerian extract VE-1 was tested again in the EPM and than AVA was added in expectation that the anxiolytic activity measured in the EPM may abolish. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Unlike magnesium and melatonin, valerian root works better to maintain sleep. (doctoroz.com)
  • These results define a bidirectional model for the role of CRHR1 in anxiety and suggest that an imbalance between CRHR1-controlled anxiogenic glutamatergic and anxiolytic dopaminergic systems might lead to emotional disorders. (sciencemag.org)
  • Work-related exposure to violence or threats and risk of mental disorders and. (sjweh.fi)
  • On the other hand, work-related violence is often prolonged or repeated, which may contribute to increased risk of mental disorders ( 16 ). (sjweh.fi)
  • Violence of repetitive work, musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), intimidation and threats, not to mention the dangerous working conditions, as at the PSA plant in Trith-Saint-Léger [1]. (ainfos.ca)
  • Xanax, and the generic versions, all seem to work well for most anxiety disorders and continue to provide relief for many months. (calmclinic.com)
  • Recent findings in animal models of paraplegia suggest that specific nonbenzodiazepine anxiolytics may temporarily restore locomotor functions after spinal cord injury (SCI). (dovepress.com)
  • How can thorazine (chlorpromazine) be used for anxiety and and have anxiolytic properties if it induces akithesia which can lead lead to anxiety? (healthtap.com)
  • Thorazine (chlorpromazine) wouldn't usually be my first choice for treating anxiety , though its use for that makes sense to me if used in low doses, since it dose have anxiolytic properties and is non-addicting. (healthtap.com)
  • There are many studies of herbal extracts and secondary metabolites from plants used in traditional medicine due to their antidepressant and anxiolytic properties. (intechopen.com)
  • The objective of this chapter is to summarize the various mechanisms of action that have been identified in secondary metabolites with anxiolytic and antidepressant properties. (intechopen.com)
  • These results suggest that some of the components of the ethanolic extract and of the ethereal fraction from B. platypetala , such as p-cymene, phytol, D-lactic acid, hexadecanoic acid, among others, may have anxiolytic-like properties, which deserve further investigation. (scielo.br)
  • CBD's anxiolytic properties could be the perfect panacea for anxious dogs. (moderndogmagazine.com)
  • Propranolol is a nonselective β-adrenergic antagonist with anxiolytic properties that blocks the noradrenergically mediated sympathetic response system. (medscape.com)
  • Meanwhile, the caryophyllene's anxiolytic and anti-inflammatory properties ground the experience in a soothing sense of calm. (wweek.com)
  • It is known to have analeptic properties, produce mood elevation, work as an anti-depressant and can also lead to anxiety and increased alertness. (epmonthly.com)
  • Recently experiments were reported in which two VEs were compared with respect to their anxiolytic activity using the elevated plus maze (EPM) test. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Similarly, anxiolytic-like activity of magnesium chloride has been exhibited in the elevated plus-maze test in mice, in some studies. (scirp.org)
  • These results suggested that the extract of N. persica at dose of 50 mg kgÀ1 possess anxiolytic effect with less sedative and hypnotic effects than that of diazepam and causes a non-specific stimulation at 100 mg kgÀ1. (slideshare.net)
  • Our present results strengthen the prospects of potential therapeutic applications of intranasal DA by indicating an enhancement of selective attention and working memory in a deficit model. (springer.com)
  • Some anxiolytics can be addictive. (healthline.com)
  • Benzodiazepines work extremely well but have addictive potential when taken long term. (cnn.com)
  • Can an overdose of anxiolytic pills such as tranxene (clorazepate) be lethal? (healthtap.com)
  • In folk medicine, it has long been believed that odorous compounds derived from plant extracts can have anxiolytic effects. (frontiersin.org)
  • In addition to anxiolytic pharmaceuticals, aromatic compounds derived from plant extracts have been used in traditional medicine as a treatment for anxiety ( Connor and Vaishnavi, 2009 ). (frontiersin.org)
  • These results provide information about the potential central neuronal mechanisms underlying the odor-induced anxiolytic effects and the foundation for exploring clinical application of linalool odor in anxiety treatments. (frontiersin.org)
  • Buagafuran is a novel anxiolytic agent and phase I clinical trials of buagafuran have been completed. (frontiersin.org)
  • To comprehend how the brain works, one need to study and analyze several clinical studies (including both people and animals). (kronoslaboratory.com)
  • An overdose of an anxiolytic drug can result in coma or death. (healthline.com)
  • PTX blocked the anxiolytic-like effect of NEO, while MUS was able to enhance it. (mdpi.com)
  • These results supported the notion that anxiolytic-like effect of NEO involves the participation of GABAergic system. (mdpi.com)
  • What Does Science Say About Anxiolytic Effect Of CBD? (laweekly.com)
  • 5 , 6 So does this widely used anxiolytic provide a clinically useful antiemetic effect? (lww.com)
  • Evaluation of the anxiolytic effect of nepeta persica boiss. (slideshare.net)
  • 1. Advance Access Publication 15 March 2007 eCAM 2008;5(2)181-186 doi:10.1093/ecam/nem017 Original Article Evaluation of the anxiolytic effect of Nepeta persica Boiss. (slideshare.net)
  • Along the same line, in vivo studies have recently shown that this subclass of anxiolytics can induce, shortly after systemic administration (eg, orally or subcutaneously), some locomotor-like hindlimb movements during 45-60 minutes in completely spinal cord-transected (Tx) rodents. (dovepress.com)
  • Considering the challenges of using rodents, including genetically engineered mice, to validly model human psychiatric diseases, zebrafish probably have some way to go before they are accepted as a translational model,' said conference delegate Jeffrey Kogan, a behavioral neuroscientist working within the pharma industry who studies psychiatric disease. (scientificamerican.com)
  • These findings indicate that ATC0065 and ATC0175 are potent and orally active MCHR1 antagonists with anxiolytic and antidepressant activity in rodents. (aspetjournals.org)
  • Previous studies on IN-DA treatment in rodents have indicated antidepressant, anxiolytic and anti-parkinsonian effects in relation to enhanced central DAergic activity. (springer.com)
  • Which medications in the drug class Anxiolytics, Benzodiazepines are used in the treatment of Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting? (medscape.com)
  • Anxiety medications in the same class work in a similar way and there are similarities between classes of anxiety medications. (rxlist.com)
  • Midazolam is widely used as an anxiolytic in both adult and pediatric patients. (lww.com)
  • Basically, he just shot holes in everything and said nothing works, just tell that to the patients and have them get out of your office. (tinnitusformula.com)
  • What I tell my patients is what works for you may not work for the next person. (tinnitusformula.com)
  • This study investigated the anxiolytic-like, sedative and antinociceptive effects of NEO in several mice models. (mdpi.com)
  • Estrada-Reyes, R. Anxiolytic-Like and Antinociceptive Effects of 2( S )-Neoponcirin in Mice. (mdpi.com)
  • Cassani J, Araujo AGE, Martínez-Vázquez M, Manjarrez N, Moreno J, Estrada-Reyes R. Anxiolytic-Like and Antinociceptive Effects of 2( S )-Neoponcirin in Mice. (mdpi.com)
  • The anxiolytic activities of Punica granatum L. fruit juice (PGFJ) in various validated animal models of anxiety and amnesia have been recently reported in mice. (scirp.org)
  • However, the neuronal mechanisms underlying the reported anxiolytic effects of the odorous compounds have not yet been fully revealed. (frontiersin.org)
  • Furthermore, we found that flumazenil antagonized the linalool odor-induced anxiolytic effects, indicating that BDZ-sensitive GABAergic transmission plays a pivotal role for the anxiolytic effects. (frontiersin.org)
  • IN-DA had ameliorative effects on activity level, attention, and working memory, which are likely to be associated with DA action at inhibitory D2 autoreceptors, leading to a reduction in striatal DA hyperactivity and, possibly, DA action on striatal EAA levels, resulting in a decrease of striatal EAA hyperfunction (with persistence of prefrontal EAA hyperfunction). (springer.com)
  • If you have long panic attacks, or attacks that come in prolonged volleys, these medications work quickly enough that they can interrupt things in mid-attack. (cnn.com)
  • Some psychiatric medications work in a few hours, some take weeks or months to become effective. (vic.gov.au)
  • Among them, linalool, one of the terpene alcohols in lavender extracts, has been reported to have the anxiolytic effects. (frontiersin.org)
  • These natural anxiolytics work to increase dopamine, relaxing the central nervous system. (doctoroz.com)
  • Miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics are those anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics that are unique in their action and not comparable to any other anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics currently on the market, although their side effects may be similar. (drugs.com)
  • What are the differences between miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics? (drugs.com)
  • Miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics are a diverse group of medicines with no consistent structural relationship. (drugs.com)
  • It works by changing the amounts of certain natural substances in the brain. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Like other benzodiazepines, Alprazolam isn't just an anxiolytic (a drug to reduce anxiety). (calmclinic.com)
  • Although work-related violence and threats may be of catastrophic nature they are most often less severe. (sjweh.fi)
  • And while "resistance" strength exercises build stronger bones and muscles, emerging evidence suggests that it can also ease anxiety and depression (see "Muscle work and the anxious mind", below). (vitalchoice.com)
  • I'm scared to take them together as I have to work full time, but the depression, and anxiety is getting the best of me. (drugs.com)
  • Do these work well together for depression, anxitey and ocd? (drugs.com)
  • Neuroscientist and 2015 National Geographic Emerging Explorer Steve Ramirez is pioneering ways to manipulate memories, hoping his work may one day lead to novel methods of treating PTSD, depression, and Alzheimer's. (nationalgeographic.com)
  • The 50 mg kgÀ1 dose of the plant extract seemed to be the optimal dose in producing the anxiolytic effects, lower or higher doses of the plant produce either sedative or stimulant effects. (slideshare.net)