Essays Tagged: "sedative action"

The Effects of Stress, Alcohol Outcome Expectancies, Gender, Coping Styles, and Family Alcoholism on Alcohol Consumption

was introduced by Conger (1956) as the Tension Reduction Hypothesis (TRW). It states that alcohol's sedative action on the central nervous system serves to reduce tension, and because tension reductio ...

(6 pages) 279 0 3.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol


g used to treat allergic conditions and,                  because of the sedative action, insomnia. It is also used as an anti-tussive in cough mixtures.       ...

(2 pages) 1850 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry