Cognitive mechanisms of diazepam administration: a healthy volunteer model of emotional processing
Rationale Benzodiazepine drugs continue to be prescribed relatively frequently for anxiety disorders, especially where other treatments have failed or when rapid alleviation of anxiety is imperative. The neuropsychological mechanism by which these drugs act to relieve symptoms, however, remains underspecified. Cognitive accounts of anxiety disorders emphasise hypervigilance for threat in the maintenance of the disorders. Objective and methods The current study examined the effects of 7- or 8...Expand abstract
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