Chapter_20 Hilborn.ppt - Chapter 20 Anxiolytic and Hypnotic Agents Copyright \u00a9 2013 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams Wilkins Types of

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Copyright © 2013 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Chapter 20: Anxiolytic and Hypnotic AgentsChapter 20: Anxiolytic and Hypnotic Agents
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Copyright © 2017 Wolters Kluwer • All Rights ReservedTypes of Anxiolytic and Hypnotic AgentsTypes of Anxiolytic and Hypnotic AgentsAnxiolyticsPrevent feelings of tension or fearSedativesCalm and make patients unaware of the environmentHypnoticsCause sleepMinor TranquilizersProduce a state of tranquility in anxious patients
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Copyright © 2017 Wolters Kluwer • All Rights ReservedSedative-Hyponotic AgentsSedative-Hyponotic Agents
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Copyright © 2017 Wolters Kluwer • All Rights ReservedPsychological States Affected by Anxiolytic and Hypnotic DrugsPsychological States Affected by Anxiolytic and Hypnotic DrugsAnxiety Feeling of tension, nervousness, apprehension, or fear involving unpleasant reactions to a stimulusSedationLoss of awareness and reaction to environmental stimuli Hypnosis Extreme sedation resulting in further CNS depression and sleep
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Copyright © 2017 Wolters Kluwer • All Rights ReservedUse of Anxiolytic and Hypnotic Agents Across the Life SpanUse of Anxiolytic and Hypnotic Agents Across the Life Span
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Copyright © 2017 Wolters Kluwer • All Rights ReservedBenzodiazepine: ActionBenzodiazepine: ActionAct in the limbic system and the RAS
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