TRANQUILIZER

a drug which is utilized to lessen physiological and subjective indicators of anxiety. Formerly, differentiations were made between alleged major and minor tranquilizers.

TRANQUILIZER: "First-time users of tranquilizers should ease their way into treatment to avoid lethargy."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "TRANQUILIZER," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/tranquilizer/ (accessed November 17, 2019).
SHARE