Antidepressants

Antidepressants – drugs used for the treatment of major depressive disorder & other conditions, may be used for a wide range of psychiatric conditions.

Antidepressants

Night sleep

A good night’s sleep is also a very important factor in recuperation. It is known that many suffer from sleep disorders. For immersion in a quiet night’s sleep, self-hypnosis formulas are suggested that are supposed to be connected after reaching the “screen” state of the brain. But you can do without checking your state with a “screen” of […]

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Role behavior, or which roles we choose

The essence of role-playing behavior is as follows: a person mentally imagines himself the main character of a movie, possessing those qualities that it is desirable for him to have in real life: for example, confidence, courage, composure, ability to communicate with others, etc. In other words, he mentally plays this role.  Before embarking on the […]

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Tonization

Under toning is understood as such mental self-action , as a result of which the level of activity of the organism is put slightly higher than usual. If, after activation, a person returns to that state of health that he had before complacency, then the purpose of toning is to slightly exceed this level, to raise the spirits. […]

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Use and abuse of depressants

Now all over the world they use a huge amount of depressants. Today, benzodiazepines have become popular drugs for the treatment of insomnia and emotional disorders. Undoubtedly, these substances bring significant relief from such illnesses. It is also obvious that the use of benzodiazepines is associated with a much lower risk of physical dependence than […]

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Halcion: Calm or confusion?

Triazolam (Halcion) is a fast-acting benzodiazepine that appeared on the American market thanks to the company Upjohn in 1983, mostly as a sleeping pill. By the early 1980s, Halcion was providing peace of mind to millions of Americans and became the world’s best-selling soporific. The use of funds by President George W. Bush when he […]

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Tolerance and dependence

There is a tolerance to benzodiazepines and cross-tolerance between them and other depressants. The speed of tolerance to benzodiazepine depends on the dosage. The emergence of withdrawal syndrome associated with the rejection of benzodiazepines, is rarely observed, because large doses are necessary for its appearance. When abstinence syndrome is still observed, it is similar to […]

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Depressants and other drug enhancement

If depressants are considered in this context, they all tend to reinforce each other’s effects. That is, the effect of mixed doses is much higher than the standard dose of a single depressant and is difficult to predict. This moment is one of the most dangerous in the use of all drugs. A huge number […]

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Psychotherapeutic use of benzodiazepines

There are a number of reasons that determine the commercial success of benzodiazepines. First: they effectively help with anxiety and cause sleep. Indeed, benzodiazepines are uniquely effective as tranquilizers. It is true that they weaken anxiety (as was proven in experiments with people and animals) at doses that do not cause movement disorders (ataxia) and […]

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Mechanisms of action

As already noted, depressants have many features. Alcohol, barbiturates, non-barbiturate sedatives and, of course, benzodiazepines have a similar effect at equivalent dosage. In addition, there is cross tolerance between them. They can reinforce each other. There is also cross-dependence, since the appropriate dose of any depressant can be used to reduce the withdrawal symptoms caused […]

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Anxiety problem

Soothing agents, known as tranquilizers or anxiolytics, are intended to treat the psychological and physiological symptoms of a restless state. It is difficult to give an exhaustive definition of anxiety, but descriptions of the many phenomena associated with it are given. However, anxiety is often described by several or all of the four symptoms cited: […]

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