APA Online CE Quiz

No. 38

Title: Anxiolytics: the Nonbenzodiazepines

1. One non-addicting medication for anxiety is:
A) Buspirone (BuSparTM).
B) Butabarbital (ButisolTM).
C) Chordiazepoxide (LibriumTM).
D) All of the above.

2. One major disadvantage of buspirone (BuSparTM) in the treatment of anxiety includes:
A) A delay in noticeable symptom relief.
B) Three-times-a-day dosing.
C) The dose usually requires a lot of adjustment.
D) All of the above.

3. Besides anxiety, buspirone (BusparTM) is being tested as a treatment for other conditions, including:
A) Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
B) Epilepsy.
C) Sudden infant death syndrome.
D) All of the above.

4. The antihistamines that have been used for some anxiety disorders include:
A) Buspirone (BuSparTM).
B) Hydroxyzine (AtaraxTM, VistarilTM).
C) Meprobamate (EquanilTM, MiltownTM)..
D) All of the above.

5. The barbiturates are not used as frequently today for anxiety but are still used for:
A) Brief anesthesia.
B) Depression.
C) Ulcers.

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