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Central Nervous System Depressants

"Central Nervous System Depressants" 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.

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A very loosely defined group of drugs that tend to reduce the activity of the central nervous system. The major groups included here are ethyl alcohol, anesthetics, hypnotics and sedatives, narcotics, and tranquilizing agents (antipsychotics and antianxiety agents).


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Central Nervous System Depressants" by people in this website by year, and whether "Central Nervous System Depressants" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 27 publications over 15 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2011 and 2013 and 2018
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