Druglink article 1987 – Benzodiazepine prescribing: the aftermath by John Cooper

The decline of benzodiazepines may just be clearing the way for a new generation of anxiety-beating, dependence producing drugs. John Cooper reminds us of the legacy of the benzodiazepines – hundreds of thousands dependent, with the demand for help far outstripping supply – and calls for action now to prevent a new wave of psychotropic drug addiction in the 1990s

Benzodiazepine prescribing: the aftermath by John Cooper (PDF)