Benzodiazepines and Z-Drugs - Analyses of Ambulatory Prescriptions from 2006 to 2015.

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Summary of "Benzodiazepines and Z-Drugs - Analyses of Ambulatory Prescriptions from 2006 to 2015."

The majority of medication-dependent persons uses sedatives and hypnotics for many years. In this study we describe trends of benzodiazepine and z-drug prescriptions over a 10-years period.


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Name: Psychiatrische Praxis
ISSN: 1439-0876


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