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Anti-Anxiety Agents MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Anti-Anxiety Agents
Tree Number(s)
D27.505.696.277.950.015
D27.505.954.427.210.950.015
D27.505.954.427.700.872.015
Unique ID
D014151
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014151
Annotation
note entry term ANTI-ANXIETY EFFECT: use only for the anti-anxiety effect of a chemical substance
Scope Note
Agents that alleviate ANXIETY, tension, and ANXIETY DISORDERS, promote sedation, and have a calming effect without affecting clarity of consciousness or neurologic conditions. ADRENERGIC BETA-ANTAGONISTS are commonly used in the symptomatic treatment of anxiety but are not included here.
Entry Term(s)
Anti-Anxiety Agent
Anti-Anxiety Drug
Anti-Anxiety Drugs
Anti-Anxiety Effect
Anti-Anxiety Effects
Antianxiety Effect
Antianxiety Effects
Anxiolytic
Anxiolytic Agent
Anxiolytic Agents
Anxiolytic Effect
Anxiolytic Effects
Anxiolytics
Tranquilizing Agents, Minor
Tranquillizing Agents, Minor
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QV 77.9
Previous Indexing
Tranquilizing Agents (1966-1974)
See Also
Adrenergic beta-Antagonists
Anxiety
Anxiety Disorders
Public MeSH Note
95; was TRANQUILIZING AGENTS, MINOR 1975-94; ANTI-ANXIETY AGENTS was see TRANQUILIZING AGENTS, MINOR 1975-94
Online Note
use ANTI-ANXIETY AGENTS to search TRANQUILIZING AGENTS, MINOR 1975-94
History Note
95; was TRANQUILIZING AGENTS, MINOR 1975-94; ANTI-ANXIETY AGENTS was see TRANQUILIZING AGENTS, MINOR 1975-94
Date Established
1975/09/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Anti-Anxiety Agents Preferred
Anti-Anxiety Effect Related
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