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Tranquilizing Agents

"Tranquilizing Agents" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A traditional grouping of drugs said to have a soothing or calming effect on mood, thought, or behavior. Included here are the ANTI-ANXIETY AGENTS (minor tranquilizers), ANTIMANIC AGENTS, and the ANTIPSYCHOTIC AGENTS (major tranquilizers). These drugs act by different mechanisms and are used for different therapeutic purposes.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Tranquilizing Agents" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Tranquilizing Agents" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 12 publications over 11 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2018
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