Drugs that slow down the activity of the central nervous system.
Drugs that relieve anxiety and produce sleep. Depressants include barbiturates, benzodiazepines, and alcohol.
Drugs that depress the brain, slow reflexes, numb sensation, etc. Depressants can affect T3 metabolism by slowing breakdown of T3, which leads to prolonged levels of T3 beyond appropriate brain function. This may affect mood.
psychoactive drugs that inhibit activity in the central nervous system. 219
Drugs that have the effect of diminishing activity levels.
Psychoactive drugs that tend to reduce arousal. Alcohol, barbiturates, and opiates are examples.
substances that suppress the nervous system; typical representatives are alcohol and other soporific substances
Produce a state of behavioral depression while also depressing chemical transmission between nerve cells in the brain. Effects of depressants include drowsiness, some behavioral excitation, and loss of inhibition. Alcohol is an example of a depressant.
Depressants are drugs that cause the body to slow down and relax. These drugs can also make you drowsy, slow your heart rate, and breathing.
Depressants are drugs that sedate or lower nervous or functional activity in the body.
are drugs that slow down the central nervous system to suppress neural activity in the brain. Alcohol, heroin and tranquillisers are depressants and sometimes called 'downers'. Large quantities make people feel sleepy. Very large doses can lead to fatal overdose as the vital systems of the body like breathing are slowed to the point where they stop.
Drugs that reduce the activity of the central nervous system, leading to a sense of relaxation, drowsiness, and lowered inhibitions.
Drugs that reduce the activity of the nervous system (alcohol, downers, and narcotics).
Barbiturates "goof balls", tranquilizers, methaqualone "ludes"and alcohol