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(p. 135) Drugs for Anxiety and Their Relation to This Program 

(p. 135) Drugs for Anxiety and Their Relation to This Program
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(p. 135) Drugs for Anxiety and Their Relation to This Program
Author(s):

Michelle G. Craske

and David H. Barlow

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780195300017.003.0011
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date: 23 September 2019

Chapter 11 discusses drugs for anxiety and how they relate to this treatment program. Reasons for taking anti-anxiety drugs are outlined, as well as how anti-anxiety drugs such as benzodiazepines work. Antidepressant drugs with anxiety-reducing properties, such as SSRIs are also discussed, along with beta-blockers. Methods to stop anti-anxiety drug use are presented.

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