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Hypnosedatives are a class of drugs which have both sedative (quietening, tranquilizing) and hypnotic (sleep producing) effects. The group includes barbiturates which in small doses act as a sedative but in larger doses as an hypnotic.

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Reber,A.S. * Reber, E.S. (2001) Dictionary of Psychology. London:Penguin.

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