Sedative hypnotic abuse

Barbra A. Roth, J. Christopher Strunk, S. Faiz Qadri, S. Pirzada Sattar, William Marcil, Fred Petty

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Sedatives, or anxiolytics, are drugs that reduce tension and produce a sense of clam. A hypnotic is a drug used to induce.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationxPharm: The Comprehensive Pharmacology Reference
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Number of pages7
ISBN (Print)9780080552323
Publication statusPublished - 2011


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)

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Roth, B. A., Strunk, J. C., Qadri, S. F., Sattar, S. P., Marcil, W., & Petty, F. (2011). Sedative hypnotic abuse. In xPharm: The Comprehensive Pharmacology Reference (pp. 1-7). Elsevier Inc..