Central Nervous System Depressants
"Central Nervous System Depressants" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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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Below are the most recent publications written about "Central Nervous System Depressants" by people in Profiles.
A history of ethanol drinking increases locomotor stimulation and blunts enhancement of dendritic dopamine transmission by methamphetamine. Addict Biol. 2020 07; 25(4):e12763.
How Will Alcohol Research be Impacted by Future Reduction in Nicotine Content in Cigarettes? Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2018 11; 42(11):2090-2093.
Effects of moderate prenatal ethanol exposure and age on social behavior, spatial response perseveration errors and motor behavior. Behav Brain Res. 2014 Aug 01; 269:44-54.
Ethanol plus the Jo2 Fas agonistic antibody-induced liver injury is attenuated in mice with partial ablation of argininosuccinate synthase. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2014 Mar; 38(3):649-56.
Delineating potential mechanisms of implicit alcohol cognitions: drinking restraint, negative affect, and their relationship with approach alcohol associations. Psychol Addict Behav. 2012 Jun; 26(2):318-24.
Women's alcohol consumption and risk for alcohol-exposed pregnancies in Russia. Addiction. 2012 Jan; 107(1):109-17.
Differential neural representation of oral ethanol by central taste-sensitive neurons in ethanol-preferring and genetically heterogeneous rats. J Neurophysiol. 2011 Dec; 106(6):3145-56.
Blunted rostral anterior cingulate response during a simplified decoding task of negative emotional facial expressions in alcoholic patients. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2007 Sep; 31(9):1490-504.
Bimanual coordination in alcohol-exposed children: role of the corpus callosum. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2004 Jul; 10(4):536-48.
Corticotropin-releasing factor overexpression decreases ethanol drinking and increases sensitivity to the sedative effects of ethanol. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2004 Nov; 176(3-4):386-97.