The Development of Benzodiazepines as Antianxiety Medications


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The first benzodiazepine discovered was called:

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1. Chlordiazepoxide is the ___ for ___:

2. Dr. Leo Sternbach is credited with discovering:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Our quiz and worksheet contains questions you can use to see just how well you understand the development of benzodiazepines as antianxiety medications. These questions concern subjects such as the name of the first benzodiazepine that was discovered and another name for antianxiety and the drugs that produce such effects.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz, you'll find questions on the following:

  • Name of the first benzodiazepine discovered
  • Chlordiazepoxide
  • What Dr. Leo Sternbach is credited with discovering
  • Another name for antianxiety or a drug that produces such effects
  • The other name for diazepam

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding chlordiazpoxide and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related benzodiazepine development lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the discovery of Dr. Leo Sternbach

Additional Learning

Study our professionally written lesson called The Development of Benzodiazepines as Antianxiety Medications to learn more about this topic. Once you complete this lesson, you should be able to:

  • Detail the characteristics of benzodiazepines
  • Outline who discovered the first benzodiazepine and when
  • Identify some of the side effects of the first benzodiazepines