(Katzung, pp 356, Koda-Kimble, pp 76-2)
The most commonly used anxiolytic drugs are benzodiazepines, which act by increasing the
GABAergic activity of the brain. Other drugs frequently used include buspirone (a serotonin
agonist) and SSRIs. This would indicate that the serotonergic system is also involved in
the pathogenesis of anxiety disorders.
A, B, C, E, F) these systems do not seem to play a major role in anxiety disorders.