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Peterson said he killed the girl to get back at his psychiatrist for not changing the drug he was being given, a major tranquilizer, that was causing him "pain.
The variable major tranquilizer given at the time of discharge remains significant in this model and decreases the LOS by five days.
Minor tranquilizers are distinguished from drugs such as Thorazine or reserpine, first called major tranquilizers and now more commonly classfied as antipsychotics or neuroleptics.
In fact, major tranquilizers and behaviour management programs are used more frequently on male patients.
Some reports suggest treating with physiotherapy, benzodiazepines, or major tranquilizers.