depressant | definition

drug that tends to suppress central nervous system activity


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Spielman, R. M., Jenkins, W. J., & Lovett, M. D. (2020). Psychology 2e. Houston, Texas: OpenStax. Access for free at https://openstax.org/details/books/psychology-2e

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Research Article: Impact of telephone delivered case-management on the effectiveness of collaborative care for depression and anti-depressant use: A systematic review and meta-regression

Date Published: June 14, 2019 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Joanna L. Hudson, Peter Bower, Evangelos Kontopantelis, Penny Bee, Janine Archer, Rose Clarke, Andrew S. Moriarty, David A. Richards, Simon Gilbody, Karina Lovell, Chris Dickens, Linda Gask, Waquas Waheed, Peter A. Coventry, Sherilyn K.D. Houle. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0217948 Abstract: The health service delivery framework collaborative care … Continue reading

Research Article: 1H-NMR-Based Metabonomic Studies on the Anti-Depressant Effect of Genipin in the Chronic Unpredictable Mild Stress Rat Model

Date Published: September 18, 2013 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Jun-Sheng Tian, Bi-Yun Shi, Huan Xiang, Shan Gao, Xue-Mei Qin, Guan-Hua Du, Uwe Rudolph. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0075721 Abstract: The purpose of this work was to investigate the anti-depressant effect of genipin and its mechanisms using 1H-NMR spectroscopy and multivariate data analysis on a chronic unpredictable mild … Continue reading

Research Article: Understanding Heroin Overdose: A Study of the Acute Respiratory Depressant Effects of Injected Pharmaceutical Heroin

Date Published: October 23, 2015 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Caroline J. Jolley, James Bell, Gerrard F. Rafferty, John Moxham, John Strang, Gabriele Fischer. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0140995 Abstract: Opioids are respiratory depressants and heroin/opioid overdose is a major contributor to the excess mortality of heroin addicts. The individual and situational variability of respiratory depression caused by … Continue reading

Research Article: Correction: Understanding Heroin Overdose: A Study of the Acute Respiratory Depressant Effects of Injected Pharmaceutical Heroin

Date Published: November 18, 2015 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): unknown. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0143672 Abstract: Partial Text   Source: http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0143672  

Research Article: Quantitative Cross-Species Extrapolation between Humans and Fish: The Case of the Anti-Depressant Fluoxetine

Date Published: October 22, 2014 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Luigi Margiotta-Casaluci, Stewart F. Owen, Rob I. Cumming, Anna de Polo, Matthew J. Winter, Grace H. Panter, Mariann Rand-Weaver, John P. Sumpter, Jodi Pawluski. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0110467 Abstract: Fish are an important model for the pharmacological and toxicological characterization of human pharmaceuticals in drug discovery, drug … Continue reading

Research Article: Localization of Receptor Site on Insect Sodium Channel for Depressant β-toxin BmK IT2

Date Published: January 14, 2011 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Huiqiong He, Zhirui Liu, Bangqian Dong, Jianwei Zhang, Xueqin Shu, Jingjing Zhou, Yonghua Ji, Cameron Neylon. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0014510 Abstract: BmK IT2 is regarded as a receptor site-4 modulator of sodium channels with depressant insect toxicity. It also displays anti-nociceptive and anti-convulsant activities in rat models. In … Continue reading

Research Article: Characteristics of Effective Collaborative Care for Treatment of Depression: A Systematic Review and Meta-Regression of 74 Randomised Controlled Trials

Date Published: September 29, 2014 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Peter A. Coventry, Joanna L. Hudson, Evangelos Kontopantelis, Janine Archer, David A. Richards, Simon Gilbody, Karina Lovell, Chris Dickens, Linda Gask, Waquas Waheed, Peter Bower, Phillipa J. Hay. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0108114 Abstract: Collaborative care is a complex intervention based on chronic disease management models and is … Continue reading

Research Article: Acupuncture and Counselling for Depression in Primary Care: A Randomised Controlled Trial

Date Published: September 24, 2013 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Hugh MacPherson, Stewart Richmond, Martin Bland, Stephen Brealey, Rhian Gabe, Ann Hopton, Ada Keding, Harriet Lansdown, Sara Perren, Mark Sculpher, Eldon Spackman, David Torgerson, Ian Watt, Vikram Patel Abstract: In a randomized controlled trial, Hugh MacPherson and colleagues investigate the effectiveness of acupuncture and … Continue reading

Research Article: Big Pharma (The Play)

Date Published: April 17, 2007 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Lisa Bero Abstract: None Partial Text: Anyone who has experienced the assault of the pharmaceutical industry’s marketing campaigns would appreciate Jennifer Berry’s one-person play Big Pharma: The Rise of the Anti-Depressant Drug Industry and the Loss of a Generation. Since the mid-1990s, spending on … Continue reading

Research Article: Antidepressant-Like Effects of Erythropoietin: A Focus on Behavioural and Hippocampal Processes

Date Published: September 3, 2013 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Meagan Osborn, Nazneen Rustom, Melanie Clarke, Darcy Litteljohn, Chris Rudyk, Hymie Anisman, Shawn Hayley, Judith Homberg. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0072813 Abstract: Depression is a chronic and debilitating condition with a significant degree of relapse and treatment resistance that could stem, at least in part, from disturbances of … Continue reading

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