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There are many potential negative consequences that come with Benzodiazepine usage in older adults. These include neuropsychological effects (e.g., cognitive impairments and psychomotor impairments), physiological and psychological dependence, and withdrawal symptoms. It is important to become properly educated on the effects of these drugs and to communicate with a doctor.


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