GUANFACINE By N., Sam M.S. - 19 the name of a drug that is used to treat hypertension. Acts as a antagonist at alpha adrenoreceptors and restricts flow of impulses in the peripheral sympathetic nervous system. GUANFACINE: "Guanfacine is used to treat high blood pressure." Related Psychology Terms EMOTION (General) BRAIN WAVES (Electroencephalogram, EEG) OBSESSRVE-COMPULSIVE REACTION LYSERGIC ACID (LSD) CANNON, WALTER BRADFORD (1871-1945) HEARING ANTISOCIAL REACTION AUTONOMIC HYPERACTIVITY ARTERIOSCLEROTIC BRAIN DISORDER BIOGENIC AMINES Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "GUANFACINE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/guanfacine/ (accessed May 19, 2022).