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A Brief History of Benzodiazepines

Benzodiazepines are the pharmaceutical industry’s top-selling family of prescription drugs. Alprazolam, also known as Xanax, has long been among the industry’s best-selling pills. There are now 94 million prescriptions for various benzodiazepines in the U.S. alone...

Benzodiazepines and Suicide

We were given permission by Dr. Dodds to publish this review.  It evaluates the literature of suicide risk associated with benzodiazepines.  Some highlights of his findings: In the National Comorbidity Study Replication, the use of sleeping pills or other sedatives,...