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Depressants. CNS depressants (sedatives, tranquilizers) are given to severely stressed, anxious, or erratically sleeping patients.
The report includes estimates for the market size of pour point depressants for 2015 and projected demand of the same by 2020.
Depressants also reduce sensitivity to both psychological and physical stimuli -- meaning the abuser escapes from reality and its concerns, responsibilities, and other problems.
The anti depressants should be thought of as giving you some breathing space to try to find out the underlying causes.
Research chief Dr Dermot Walsh said: "Anti- depressants don't seem to be solving the problem."
THE number of children being prescribed anti- depressants and other mood altering drugs has risen 70 per cent in two years, research reveals.