Benzodiazepine Intoxication and Withdrawal: Assessment and Management Article

Full Text via DOI: 10.1016/j.ehmc.2015.06.005 Web of Science: 000219523800007

Cited authors

  • Galarneau, David W.; Conrad, Erich J.


  • Benzodiazepines are one of the most commonly prescribed classes of medication. They also are commonly abused substances. In addition to their beneficial therapeutic effects, there are inherent risks with their use including abuse, dependence, intoxication, and withdrawal. It is crucial that all clinicians be well versed on the assessment and management of benzodiazepine intoxication and withdrawal. This article reviews these topics.

Publication date

  • 2015

Published in

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 2211-5943

Start page

  • 513

End page

  • 525


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