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Midazolam for aggressivity and violence in three mentally retarded patients.

Authors
  • Bond, W S
  • Mandos, L A
  • Kurtz, M B
Type
Published Article
Journal
The American journal of psychiatry
Publication Date
Jul 01, 1989
Volume
146
Issue
7
Pages
925–926
Identifiers
PMID: 2742020
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Midazolam was administered to three mentally retarded patients with acute and refractory aggressivity and violence. Midazolam was well tolerated without complications and provided dramatic control of the symptoms, suggesting an expanded role for it in the management of aggressive and violent behavior.

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