The Benzodiazepines: Use, Overuse, Misuse, Abuse by J. MarksThe Benzodiazepines: Use, Overuse, Misuse, Abuse by J. Marks

The Benzodiazepines: Use, Overuse, Misuse, Abuse

byJ. Marks

Paperback | February 23, 2012

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Title:The Benzodiazepines: Use, Overuse, Misuse, AbuseFormat:PaperbackDimensions:111 pages, 22.9 × 15.2 × 0.02 inPublished:February 23, 2012Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9401162050

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Table of Contents

Summary.- I The general problem of dependence.- 1 Introduction.- 2 A broader concept of 'psychotropics'.- 3 Types of drug dependence.- II Benzodiazepine dependence.- 4 Animal studies.- 5 Dependence liability of benzodiazepines in humans.- Human experiments.- Ex cathedra statements.- Critical analysis of published reports.- Large-scale surveys.- 6 Clinical description of benzodiazepine dependence.- 7 The status of benzodiazepines in the realm of 'mixed drug abuse'.- 8 The level of benzodiazepine dependence risk in humans.- III Significance of benzodiazepine dependence within the community.- 9 Introduction.- 10 The level of use.- 11 Medical aspects.- Medical care not cure.- Intrinsic safety.- Comparison of drugs with other forms of therapy.- Reducing the dependence risk.- 12 Social aspects.- Social approach to mental illness.- Psychotropic drugs-an incontestable necessity.- Education towards rational use.- 13 Legal aspects.- IV Conclusions.- 14 Summary of conclusions.- The benzodiazepines.- Appendix A.- Appendix B.- Appendix C.- References.